Build desktop applications and services using the core Windows APIs to leverage the performance and flexibility of the operating system.
Build and run the next generation of desktop applications and XML web services with this comprehensive and consistent programming model.
Create desktop and browser-hosted applications using a resolution-independent, vector-based engine to take advantage of modern graphics hardware.
Build, deploy, and manage applications and PaaS/IaaS services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers.
Visual Studio 2015 enables the creation of desktop applications in C#, Visual Basic, and C++, and supports Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Windows Forms, and Win32.