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Programming Microsoft® Windows® with C#
Author Charles Petzold
Pages 1328
Disk 1 Companion CD(s)
Level All Levels
Published 12/18/2001
ISBN 9780735613706
Price $59.99
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Get the expert guidance you need to take full advantage of Microsoft .NET with Windows Forms.

“Look it up in Petzold” remains the last word on Windows development. In this .NET-ready Windows programming guide, the best-selling author shows you how to get the most out of Windows Forms—the next-generation Windows programming class library. You’ll discover how to use C# to create dynamic user interfaces and graphical outputs for Windows applications. With dozens of examples of client applications to illustrate common techniques and plenty of no-nonsense advice on best programming practices, you’ll be C# sharp in no time. Topics covered in this guide include:

• A tour of C#
• Windows Forms
• Essential structures
• An exercise in text output
• Lines, curves, and area fills
• Tapping into the keyboard
• Pages and transforms
• Taming the mouse
• Text and fonts
• The timer and time
• Images and bitmaps
• Buttons, labels, and scrolls
• Béziers and other splines
• Menus
• Paths, regions, and clipping
• Dialog boxes
• Brushes and pens
• Edit, list, and spin controls
• Font fun
• Toolbars and status bars
• Printing
• Tree view and List view
• Metafiles
• Clip, drag, and drop

• Sample source code for all the examples presented in the book

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