Creating a Windows Application

For the next six chapters, we're going to get visual, working with Windows and Web applications. There is an immense amount of support for Windows and Web applications in the .NET FCL, and we're going to get a kick-start programming Windows applications here.

Because this is a programmer-to-programmer book, we're going to focus on the skills needed to work with Windows and Web applications instead of discussing every individual property and method in the FCL. Once you know how to work with Windows controls in general, you can easily switch between, say, handling labels, text boxes, and list boxes.

We'll be using the C# Integrated Development Environment (IDE) in the next few chapters. When it comes to writing Windows ...

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