Running and Testing Windows Desktop applications

Test the Windows Desktop application in Visual Studio.


  1. Open project in Visual Studio 2013 with Update 2.
  2. Click the green arrow Start to debug the application (or F5).
    To run in Release mode, select Release from the Solution Configurations drop down menu.
  3. To deploy the application to production users, package the contents of the Release folder and deploy to any Windows machine running .NET 4.5