Chapter 36. Advanced User Interface Programming
IN THIS CHAPTER
- Introduction to GDI+
- Creating Shaped Forms and Controls
- Using Visual Inheritance
- Globalizing Your User Interface
This chapter introduces you to some of the more advanced techniques that can make your Windows Forms application more appealing, better-looking, more robust, and even more aware of other cultures and languages. You will be introduced to GDI+, the 2D graphics library that is responsible for rendering graphics in Windows Forms and how to use GDI+ to create unusual interface elements such as shaped forms. You will see how to use visual inheritance to reuse the look and feel of an existing form on new and modified forms. Finally, this chapter provides an overview of globalization ...