Learn Windows Forms on the internet Part 2: Controls

Using controls

Basic controls

Overview

Label

List Control

NotifyIcon control

DataGridView

Extending existing controls and custom controls

Overview

Extending existing controls

Custom controls

Design Time support for custom controls

Reference

Updates

12 May 2007: original version

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Learn Windows Forms on the internet Part 1: Working with forms and dialogs

Introduction

An introduction to what Microsoft whants to achieve with Windows Forms:

Hello world samples

Following are some articles which explain the basics of using windows forms:

Windows Forms in Visual Studio.net

Windows Forms programming using visual studio:

Forms

The form lifetime:

Showing a form:

Controls and forms layout

Organize the layout of controls in your forms:

Custom Layout engines

Advanced Topics

Following are articles explaining some advanced concepts of windows forms:

Visual Inheritance

Menu’s and Context Menu’s

The Multiple Document Interface

Setup an MDI application

Menu merging in an MDI application

Reference

Updates

6 May 2007: original version
7 May 2007: