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C# in a Nutshell by Peter Drayton, Ted Neward, Ben Albahari

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Rich Client Applications

The FCL includes support for creating classic GUI applications. This support is known as Windows Forms, and consists of a forms package, a predefined set of GUI components, and a component model suited to RAD designer tools. These classes provide varying degrees of abstraction from low-level message-loop handler classes to high-level layout managers and visual inheritance.

For more information, see the following namespaces:

System.Windows.Forms
System.Windows.Forms.Design

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