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Windows Forms 2.0 Programming

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This is the eBook version of the printed book.

""Windows Forms 2.0 Programming"" is the successor to the highly praised "Windows Forms Programming in C#." This edition has been significantly updated to amalgamate the sheer mass of new and improved support that is encompassed by Windows Forms 2.0, the .NET Framework 2.0, and Visual Studio 2005. This is the one book developers need in order to learn how to build and deploy leading-edge Windows Forms 2.0 applications.

Readers will gain a deep understanding from Sells and Weinhardt's practical, well-balanced approach to the subject and clear code samples.

- Windows Forms 2.0 fundamentals, including forms, dialogs, data validation, help, controls, components, and rendering

- Static and dynamic layout, snap lines, HTML-style flow and table layout, automatic resizing, and automatic cross-DPI scaling

- Office 2003-style tool strip control coverage, including dynamic layout and custom rendering

- Design-time integration with the Visual Studio 2005 Properties Window and Smart Tags

- Resource management, strongly typed resources, and internationalization considerations

- Strongly typed application and user settings

- SDI, MDI, Single Instancing, Multiple-Instance SDI, Single-Instance MDI, database-centric, and document-centric applications

- Databinding data-source management, drag-and-drop databinding, the BindingSource, the BindingNavigator, and applied databinding

- Events, delegates, multithreaded UIs, long-running operations, simplified multithreading with the BackgroundWorker, and asynchronous web service calls

- ClickOnce application development publishing, shell integration, and partial trust security

- Best practices for developers transitioning from Windows Forms 1.0 and MFC

About the Author

Chris Sells is a program manager for the Connected Systems Division. He’s written several books, including Programming Windows Presentation Foundation (O’Reilly), Windows Forms Programming in C# (Addison-Wesley), and ATL Internals (Addison-Wesley). In his free time, Chris hosts various conferences and makes a pest of himself on Microsoft internal product team discussion lists. More information about Chris–and his various projects–is available at www.sellsbrothers.com.

Michael Weinhardt is a programmer/writer at Microsoft, working on the Windows Client SDK. Michael has coauthored a variety of articles with Chris, contributed to the “Wonders of Windows Forms” column at MSDN Online, reviewed several Windows technology books, and generally loves communicating the whys and wherefores of technology to his peers. Michael is sure that his parents attribute his fascination in technology to their purchase of an Amiga 1000 in the mid-80s. They would be right.

Table of Contents

About the Authors xxv

Foreword xxvii

Preface xxxi

Chapter 1 Hello, Windows Forms 1

Chapter 2 Forms 41

Chapter 3 Dialogs 99

Chapter 4 Layout 137

Chapter 5 Drawing Basics 179

Chapter 6 Drawing Text 231

Chapter 7 Advanced Drawing 265

Chapter 8 Printing 291

Chapter 9 Components 327

Chapter 10 Controls 353

Chapter 11 Design-Time Integration: The Properties Window 399

Chapter 12 Design-Time Integration: Designers and Smart Tags 453

Chapter 13 Resources 505

Chapter 14 Applications 549

Chapter 15 Settings 579

Chapter 16 Data Binding Basics 629

Chapter 17 Applied Data Binding 681

Chapter 18 Multithreaded User Interfaces 737

Chapter 19 ClickOnce Deployment 775

Appendix A What’s New in Windows Forms 2.0 829

Appendix C Delegates and Events 867

Appendix D Component and Control Survey 881

Appendix E Drag and Drop 901

Appendix F Document Management 927

Bibliography 957

Index 961

Product Details

ISBN:
9780132797481
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Professional
Subject:
Computers : Programming Languages - General
Author:
Weinhardt, Michael
Author:
Sells, Chris
Subject:
Computers : Software Development & Engineering - General
Publication Date:
May 2002
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
1029

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