2547 Advanced Windows Forms Technologies with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

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This workshop provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop advanced Microsoft Windows Forms applications using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. The workshop focuses on user interfaces, program structure, and implementation details.


After completing this workshop, students will be able to:
  • Build MDI applications.
  • Customize Windows Forms and controls.
  • Create customized print components.
  • Perform drag-and-drop operations and implement Clipboard support.
  • Perform asynchronous tasks in Windows Forms by using multithreaded techniques.
  • Enhance the presentation of Windows Forms applications.


This workshop is intended for corporate or independent software vendor (ISV) application developers who have a desire to learn more about specific technology areas in Windows application development.


Building MDI Applications

  • Windows Forms Layout Options.
  • What Are MDI Applications?

Customizing Windows Forms and Controls

  • What Are the Methods of Authoring Controls for Windows Forms?
  • Ways to Draw a User Interface by Using GDI+.
  • Creating a Nonrectangular Windows Form

Creating Customized Print Components

  • Printing Features that Are Supported by .NET Framework 2.0.
  • Drawing Print Document Content by Using GDI+.

Performing Drag-and-Drop Operations and Implementing Clipboard Support

  • Drag-and-Drop Operations in Windows Forms Applications.
  • Adding Clipboard Support in Windows Forms Applications.

Performing Asynchronous Tasks by Using Multithreaded Techniques

  • Asynchronous Programming in Windows Forms Applications.
  • Creating Thread-Safe Applications.

Enhancing the Presentation of Windows Forms Applications

  • Enhancing Application User Interfaces.
  • Customizing the DataGridView Control.
  • Application Settings and the PropertyGrid Control.

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Teaching mode:
Online - Self paced
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 2 days
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