Programming Microsoft Windows Forms

Programming Microsoft Windows Forms

by Charles Petzold
     
 

Whether you’re a new or experienced developer, get the focused information you need to streamline application development using Windows Forms and Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. Award-winning author Charles Petzold illuminates the essential concepts and techniques for exploiting Windows Forms capabilities—offering concise, eloquent instruction as always,

Overview

Whether you’re a new or experienced developer, get the focused information you need to streamline application development using Windows Forms and Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. Award-winning author Charles Petzold illuminates the essential concepts and techniques for exploiting Windows Forms capabilities—offering concise, eloquent instruction as always, along with ample code examples in C#.

Discover how to:

  • Understand the architecture of Windows Forms programs
  • Add familiar Windows controls to your application, such as buttons, scroll bars, and text boxes
  • Create toolbars, menus, and status bars, complete with text and bitmap images
  • Enhance existing controls, combine multiple controls, or create custom controls from scratch
  • Exploit dynamic layout with FlowLayoutPanel
  • Support absolute, proportional, or auto-sized columns and rows with TableLayoutPanel
  • Develop data-bound controls
  • Display tabular data with the new DataGridView control—without writing extensive code
  • PLUS—Build and deploy two real-world Windows Forms applications from the bottom up

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735621534
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Publication date:
11/30/2005
Edition description:
2005 ed.
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.15(d)

Meet the Author

Charles Petzold has been writing about Windows programming for 25 years. A Windows Pioneer Award winner, Petzold is author of the classic Programming Windows, the widely acclaimed Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software, Programming Windows Phone 7, and more than a dozen other books.

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