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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Windows Forms and the .NET Framework

    1. The .NET Framework

    2. Windows Forms

  2. Chapter 2 Getting Started

    1. System Requirements

    2. Hello World

  3. Chapter 3 Visual Studio .NET

    1. Overview

    2. Start Page

    3. Projects and Solutions

    4. The Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

    5. Building and Running

  4. Chapter 4 Events

    1. Publish and Subscribe

    2. Performance

    3. Some Examples

  5. Chapter 5 Windows Forms

    1. Web Applications Versus Windows Applications

    2. The Forms Namespace

    3. Form Properties

    4. Forms Inheritance

    5. User Interface Design

  6. Chapter 6 Dialog Boxes

    1. Modal Versus Modeless

    2. Form Properties

    3. DialogResult

    4. Termination Buttons

    5. Apply Button

    6. CommonDialog Classes

  7. Chapter 7 Controls: The Base Class

    1. Control Class

  8. Chapter 8 Mouse Interaction

    1. SystemInformation Properties

    2. Mouse Events

  9. Chapter 9 Text and Fonts

    1. Text

    2. Fonts

  10. Chapter 10 Drawing and GDI+

    1. The Drawing Namespace

    2. The Analog Clock Project

  11. Chapter 11 Labels and Buttons

    1. Label

    2. Button Classes

  12. Chapter 12 Text Controls

    1. Text

    2. Editable Text Controls: TextBoxBase

    3. RichTextBox

  13. Chapter 13 Other Basic Controls

    1. Containers

    2. Tabbed Pages

    3. PictureBox

    4. ScrollBar

    5. TrackBar

    6. Up-Down Controls

    7. ProgressBar

  14. Chapter 14 TreeView and ListView

    1. Class Hierarchy

    2. Splitter

    3. TreeView

    4. ListView

  15. Chapter 15 List Controls

    1. Class Hierarchy

    2. ListControls

  16. Chapter 16 Date and Time Controls

    1. Class Hierarchy

    2. Date and Time Values

    3. DateTimePicker

    4. MonthCalendar

    5. Timer Component

  17. Chapter 17 Custom Controls

    1. Specializing an Existing Control

    2. Creating a User Control

    3. Creating Custom Controls from Scratch

  18. Chapter 18 Menus and Bars

    1. Creating Your First Menu

    2. The MainMenu Object

    3. Toolbars

    4. Writing It by Hand

    5. Status Bars

  19. Chapter 19 ADO.NET

    1. Bug Database: A Windows Application

    2. The ADO.NET Object Model

    3. Getting Started with ADO.NET

    4. Managed Providers

    5. Binding Data

    6. Data Reader

    7. Creating a DataGrid

  20. Chapter 20 Updating ADO.NET

    1. Updating with SQL

    2. Updating Data with Transactions

    3. Updating Data Using DataSets

    4. Multiuser Updates

    5. Command Builder

  21. Chapter 21 Exceptions and Debugging

    1. Bugs Versus Exceptions

    2. Exceptions

    3. Throwing and Catching Exceptions

    4. Bugs

    5. Debugging in Visual Studio .NET

    6. Assert Yourself

  22. Chapter 22 Configuration and Deployment

    1. Class Hierarchy

    2. Configuration

    3. Assemblies

    4. Build Configurations

    5. Deployment

  1. Appendix A Characters and Keys

  2. Colophon