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C# for Java Developers by Adam Freeman, Allen Jones

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Chapter 18. Graphics and UI

The aim of this chapter is to provide a brief introduction to Windows Forms and GDI+ graphics through a high-level overview of the relevant .NET libraries and a comparison with the Java classes that provide equivalent functionality. Anything more than an introduction is beyond the scope of this book; both the Windows Forms library and the GDI+ toolkit are sufficiently complex that full coverage would require a dedicated book.

The coverage presented in this chapter provides enough information to allow a Java developer experienced in the Swing/JFC, Java AWT, and Java 2D APIs to quickly use the comparable .NET libraries; the .NET documentation should be consulted for the details of the individual topics discussed.

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