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Whether you’re a new or experienced developer, get the focused information you need to streamline application development using Windows Forms and Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. Award-winning author Charles Petzold illuminates the essential concepts and techniques for exploiting Windows Forms capabilities—offering concise, eloquent instruction as always, along with ample code examples in C#.

Discover how to:

Understand the architecture of Windows Forms programs Add familiar Windows controls to your application, such as buttons, scroll bars, and text boxes Create toolbars, menus, and status bars, complete with text and bitmap images Enhance existing controls, combine multiple controls, or create custom controls from scratch Exploit dynamic layout with FlowLayoutPanel Support absolute, proportional, or auto-sized columns and rows with TableLayoutPanel Develop data-bound controls Display tabular data with the new DataGridView control—without writing extensive code PLUS—Build and deploy two real-world Windows Forms applications from the bottom up

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