what programming langauge should an desktop application programmer learn ?

what is the most popular and used language in the desktop application programs? can i studi only 1 programming language and focus on it, and find a job with it shoul i study the SQL with any language im gonna choose between java or visual basic?

Asked By: Mega T - 7/18/2010
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Answered By: tbshmkr - 7/18/2010
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If you want to study one langaugae and be a desktop programmer, I would study C# and .NET framework. SQL isn't considered a language per se by most programmers. It is something you HAVE to know no matter what language you are learning.
Answered By: Doug k - 7/18/2010
C++ is your best bet. C# isn't a bad second choice though if you want to limit yourself to Microsoft operating systems... More
Answered By: Jim Maryland - 7/18/2010
Java and C#
Answered By: BobberKnob - 7/18/2010
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