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Pro .NET 2.0 Windows Forms and Custom Controls in VB 2005 is the VB 2005 version of the authors best-selling and highly-reviewed Pro .NET 2.0 Windows Forms and Custom Controls in C#. Renowned author Matthew MacDonald shows Visual Basic 2005 programmers how to design flexible, user-friendly Windows interfaces. And, you’ll learn the best practices and design tips for coding these user interfaces.
Although this book is not a reference manual, it contains detailed discussions about user interface elements that you will use on a regular basis. You will learn to use .NET controls as well as to extend those .NET controls with your own custom controls.
Posted September 25, 2006
Provides a solid foundation in advanced windows forms and should be on every serious programmers reading list. Topics are focused the reader is not required to wade through fluff to get the information. This is not a 'code snippet' book. It provides clear information to gain a level of understanding that is applicable immediately. It took me longer to read this book than normal. I found myself reading, re-reading and then immediately applying to my current projects. This was especially true of Part 2: Custom Controls in the book. I found myself seriously considering returning to scope and restarting my project. In summary, the author writes very well and each topic is covered with enough detail that even the most experienced programmer will gain from reading the book.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.