Chapter 14. Graphical User Interfaces with Windows Forms: Part 1

 

... the wisest prophets make sure of the event first.

 
 --Horace Walpole
 

...The user should feel in control of the computer; not the other way around. This is achieved in applications that embody three qualities: responsiveness, permissiveness, and consistency.

 
 --Inside Macintosh, Volume 1 Apple Computer, Inc. 1985
 

All the better to see you with my dear.

 
 --The Big Bad Wolf to Little Red Riding Hood
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In this chapter you’ll learn:

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Design principles of graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

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How to create graphical user interfaces.

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How to process events in response to user interactions with ...

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