O'Reilly logo

Microsoft® Visual C#® 2008 Step by Step by John Sharp

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Creating a Graphical Application

So far, you have used Visual Studio 2008 to create and run a basic Console application. The Visual Studio 2008 programming environment also contains everything you need to create graphical Windows-based applications. You can design the form-based user interface of a Windows-based application interactively. Visual Studio 2008 then generates the program statements to implement the user interface you've designed.

Visual Studio 2008 provides you with two views of a graphical application: the design view and the code view. You use the Code and Text Editor window to modify and maintain the code and logic for a graphical application, and you use the Design View window to lay out your user interface. You can switch between ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required