Programming Microsoft Windows Forms

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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#.

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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
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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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Table of Contents

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Introduction;
Your Background and Needs;
Organization of This Book;
System Requirements;
Prerelease Software;
Technology Updates;
Code Samples;
Support for This Book;
Special Thanks;
Chapter 1: Creating Applications;
1.1 Orientation;
1.2 Development;
Chapter 2: The Control Cornucopia;
2.1 Controls in General;
2.2 Static (and Not Quite so Static) Controls;
2.3 Push Buttons and Toggles;
2.4 Scroll Bars;
2.5 Text-Editing Controls;
2.6 List and Combo Boxes;
2.7 Dates and Times;
2.8 Tree View and List View;
Chapter 3: Panels and Dynamic Layout;
3.1 Approaches to Layout;
3.2 Dock and Anchor;
3.3 Splitters;
3.4 Padding and Margin;
3.5 Flow Layout Panel;
3.6 Table Layout Panel;
3.7 Testing Your Layouts;
Chapter 4: Custom Controls;
4.1 Enhancing Existing Controls;
4.2 Combining Existing Controls;
4.3 Controls from Scratch;
Chapter 5: Cruisin’ the Strip;
5.1 Menus and Menu Items;
5.2 Tool Strips and Their Components;
5.3 Status Strips;
Chapter 6: Data Binding and Data Views;
6.1 Linking Controls and Data;
6.2 Entry-Level Data Entry;
6.3 The DataGridView Control;
Chapter 7: Two Real Applications;
7.1 Case Study 1: ControlExplorer;
7.2 Case Study 2: MdiBrowser;
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