Gdi+ Custom Controls With Visual C# 2005

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A fast-paced example-driven tutorial to building custom controls using Visual C# 2005 Express Edition and .NET 2.0. If you want to build custom controls with C# but you don't know where to start, or you are intimidated by the huge amount of information that needs to be absorbed, then this book is for you. This friendly tutorial is based on numerous examples with real-world applicability, and includes a case study featuring the development of a fully functional PieChart control. ...
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Overview

A fast-paced example-driven tutorial to building custom controls using Visual C# 2005 Express Edition and .NET 2.0. If you want to build custom controls with C# but you don't know where to start, or you are intimidated by the huge amount of information that needs to be absorbed, then this book is for you. This friendly tutorial is based on numerous examples with real-world applicability, and includes a case study featuring the development of a fully functional PieChart control.

Showing you how to use the free Visual C# 2005 Express Edition environment to develop your controls, Building Custom Controls with Visual C# 2005 will teach you how to create professional, reusable custom controls for your desktop applications in no time.
This book has been written with the intermediate C# developer in mind. Assuming a working knowledge of C#, the book teaches you how to implement custom controls using Visual C# 2005 Express Edition and all other versions of Visual C#, and GDI+ with .NET 2.0

The book covers:
. Understand the basics of custom controls
. Use GDI+ to draw your own controls
. Implement double buffering to speed up your forms
. Add printing functionality to your custom controls
. Handle the mouse events to improve the user experience
. Offer design-time support for programmers using your control
. Design intuitive interfaces for your users

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781904811602
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/20/2006
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.58 (d)

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