Chapter 1. GUI Development


This chapter describes some of the tips and techniques in Forms application development. The power of Forms can be leveraged fully when one moves from GUI to "beyond GUI"—that is, to GUI combined with programming. The tricks of the trade I explore in this chapter include quality-assured front ends such as implementing a standard toolbar, creating dynamic and floating toolbars, implementing timers, and displaying a clock. The chapter also provides special tips for list items, ...

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