User Interfaces in VB .NET: Windows Forms and Custom Controls / Edition 1by Matthew MacDonald
Pub. Date: 07/08/2002
User Interfaces in VB .NET: Windows Forms and Custom Controls goes beyond simple coverage of the Windows Forms and GDI+ namespaces by combining a careful treatment of the API with a detailed discussion of good user-interface design principles. After reading User Interfaces in VB .NET: Windows Forms and Custom Controls, you'll know how to design state-of-the-art application interfaces, as well as how to extend .NET controls, create data-binding strategies, program graphics, and much more. Although this book isn't a reference, it does contain detailed discussions about every user interface element you'll use on a regular basis. But you won't just learn how to use .NET controls -- you'll learn how and why to extend them with your own custom controls. As a developer, you need to know more than how to add a control to a window. You also need to know how to create an entire user interface framework that's scalable, flexible, and reusable.
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Table of Contents1. Creating Usable Interfaces.- 2. Designing with Classes and Tiers.- 3. Control Class Basics.- 4. Classic Controls.- 5. Forms.- 6. Modern Controls.- 7. Custom Controls.- 8. Design-Time Support for Custom Controls.- 9. Data Controls.- 10. MDI Interfaces and Workspaces.- 11. Dynamic User Interface.- 12. GDI+ Basics.- 13. GDI+ Controls.- 14. Help and Application-Embedded Support.
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