Chapter 7. Controlling how your desktop app is displayed
This chapter covers
- Controlling the application window
- Setting the application window’s dimensions
- Making applications run in full-screen mode
- Creating kiosk applications
When you build a desktop app, one of the first considerations is how the user will interact with it. Will it be a windowed app that can operate at the same time as other apps, a publicly accessible terminal in a bank, or an immersive experience that will consume all of the user’s attention, like a game?
A desktop app can take many forms. It can operate in a window that can be maximized and minimized as needed, or run in full-screen mode, like a video game. In this chapter, we’ll explore options for controlling ...