User Interfaces in C#
Windows Forms and Custom ControlseBook - 2002
User Interfaces in C#: Windows Forms and Custom Controls goes beyond simply covering the Windows Forms namespaces by combining a careful treatment of the API with a detailed discussion of good user-interface design principles. The combination will show you how to create the next generation of software applications using the .NET Framework. After reading User Interfaces in C#: 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. This book contains the following: An overview of how to design elegant user interfaces the average user can understand. A comprehensive examination of the user interface controls and classes in .NET. Best practices and design tips for coding user interfaces and integrating help 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 controlsyou'll learn how and why to extend them, with owner-drawn menus, irregularly shaped forms, and custom controls tailored for specific types of data. 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 use interface framework that's scalable, flexible, and reusable.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Apress, ©2002
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxx, 586 pages) : illustrations text file,PDF,rda