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A Programmer's Guide to .NET by Alexei Fedorov

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Chapter 8. Windows forms

In this chapter, we will explore the .NET Framework library classes that allow us to create Windows applications. So far, we have seen two types of applications. We started with the console applications and, in the two previous chapters, discussed web applications. Here we will learn about the “real” Windows applications that run on the desktop under Microsoft .NET. Such applications can have windows, controls, can draw graphics, and can react to keyboard and mouse events.

All classes required to create the GUI aspect of a Windows application can be found in the System.Windows.Forms ...

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