GDI+ Application Custom Controls with Visual C# 2005
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- Learn about custom controls and the GDI+
- Walks through great examples like PieChart control
- Customize and develop your own controls
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Custom Controls
Chapter 2: Introduction to GDI+
Chapter 3: Basic Drawing
Chapter 4: Drawing Complex Shapes and Using Transformations
Chapter 5: Drawing Control Parts, Borders, and Adornments
Chapter 6: Working with Images
Chapter 7: Printing
Chapter 8: Collections
Chapter 9: Double Buffering
Chapter 10: Handling Mouse Events
Chapter 11: Implementing Design-Time Support
Chapter 12: Designing Intuitive Interfaces
Chapter 13: The PieChart Control
Appendix A: Distributing Custom Controls
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What you will learn from this book
- Understand the basics of custom controls
- Use GDI+ to draw your own controls
- Implement double buffering to speed up your forms
- Add printing functionality to your custom controls
- Handle the mouse events to improve the user experience
- Offer design-time support for programmers using your control
- Design intuitive interfaces for your users
If you want to build custom controls with C# but you don't know where to start, or you are intimidated by the huge amount of information that needs to be absorbed, then this book is for you. This friendly tutorial is based on numerous examples with real-world applicability, and includes a case study featuring the development of a fully functional PieChart control.
Showing you how to use the free Visual C# 2005 Express Edition environment to develop your controls, GDI+ Custom Controls with Visual C# 2005 will teach you how to create professional, reusable custom controls for your desktop applications in no time.
Throughout the book the emphasis is on using examples to illustrate concepts and techniques. Code is shown in detail, and explained thoroughly. The examples themselves are intended to be both intructional and useful in their own right.
Who this book is for
This book has been written with the intermediate C# developer in mind. Assuming a working knowledge of C#, the book teaches you how to implement custom controls using Visual C# 2005 Express Edition and all other versions of Visual C#, and GDI+ with .NET 2.0