An Overview of Project Templates

You can choose from several kinds of project templates when creating a new Visual Basic .NET project. This section introduces each briefly and indicates where you can find examples of these kinds of projects in this book.

Windows Application

The Windows Application Project Template is the basic template for Windows applications. This project is created containing a single blank WinForm. Examples of Windows applications are provided throughout this book. Many are small applications demonstrating isolated topics. For more in-depth material on building Windows applications, see Chapter 15, “Using Windows Forms,” and Chapter 16, “Designing User Interfaces.”

The EmptyForm.sln described earlier in the chapter illustrates ...

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