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Programming Microsoft Composite UI Application Block and Smart Client Software Factory
     

Programming Microsoft Composite UI Application Block and Smart Client Software Factory

by David S. Platt
 

Get practical, hands-on instruction for learning the Composite UI Application Block (CAB) and the Smart Client Software Factory. Using just your fundamental Microsoft Visual Basic or Visual C# skills, you’ll work through seven lessons that present real-world scenarios. Each lesson is based on proven classroom guidance—building the skills your need to

Overview

Get practical, hands-on instruction for learning the Composite UI Application Block (CAB) and the Smart Client Software Factory. Using just your fundamental Microsoft Visual Basic or Visual C# skills, you’ll work through seven lessons that present real-world scenarios. Each lesson is based on proven classroom guidance—building the skills your need to easily create user interface components for smart-client solutions.

Discover how to:

  • Generate a shell application and implement prefabricated or custom CAB services
  • Use work items and controllers to share resources in loosely coupled applications
  • Optimize visual information display by using Workspaces and SmartParts
  • Add and modify menus, toolbars, and status bars by using the CAB user interface extension
  • Announce and receive asynchronous events within an application
  • Invoke methods in the Action Catalog service to coordinate application business-logic
  • Match CAB constructs to Windows Presentation Foundation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735624146
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Publication date:
08/08/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.46(d)

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Meet the Author

David S. Platt runs Rolling Thunder Computing (http://www.rollthunder.com), an education and consulting practice. He is the author of six previous books, including Understanding COM+, published by Microsoft Press, and is a frequent contributor to MSDN, the Microsoft Developer Network. David lives in Ipswich, Massachusetts, with his wife, Linda, and his daughters.

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