Windows Forms Basics

Windows Forms is the framework for building Windows applications. It enables you to construct an application from scratch in a relatively short period of time. For those who started programming applications for Windows when it was introduced, the fact that this can be accomplished with minimal effort and time is something of a small miracle. It used to take a few days just to construct the basic framework for an application (assuming that you didn't have a copy of a previous starting application saved as a pseudo-template). Now, depending on the speed of your computer, that same task takes only seconds. In fact, if you have never done any programming before, you can get a Windows Forms application up and running with little ...

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