Chapter 2. Building a Microsoft Windows Forms GUI

In this chapter:

Understanding Windows Forms Version 2.0 Enhancements 38

Using the Same Workflow as for Developing Desktop Applications 39

Mapping Device Screens to Device Forms 42

Exploring Important Windows Forms Controls 50

Handling Input 57

Considering the Physical Screen 61

Developing for Smartphones 69

Developing for Windows CE–Powered Devices 71

This and the next chapter explain how to build a Microsoft Windows Forms graphical user interface (GUI) for your mobile application. In this chapter, you learn about handling and navigating forms, handling user input, working with different screen orientations and resolutions, and the differences between the user interface (UI) on Pocket PCs and Smartphones. ...

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