Chapter 20 Perfecting Your Application

There’s a world of difference between an application that does its job adequately and an application that’s intuitive and enjoyable to use. For internal use, a basic, no-frills application may be adequate, but if you’re planning on distributing your brainchild to a wide audience, you’ll want it to be as compelling and easy to use as applications from the biggest software publishers. You’ll need to conform to some fundamental expectations and standards, such as the provision of configuration dialogs and online help. In this final chapter, we’ll cover the following topics to help you polish your application:

   Single instance or multiple instances? How you can prevent “clones” of your application from proliferating. ...

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