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Beginning C# 5.0 Databases, Second Edition by Vidya Vrat Agarwal

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C H A P T E R  9

Building Windows Forms Applications

This chapter covers Windows Forms and how to develop Windows Forms applications using C# 2012.

In this chapter, we’ll cover the following:

  • Understanding Windows Forms
  • User interface design principles
  • Best practices for user interface design
  • Working with Windows Forms
  • Understanding the Design and Code views
  • Sorting properties in the Properties window
  • Setting the properties of solutions, projects, and Windows forms
  • Working with controls
  • Setting dock and anchor properties
  • Adding a new form to the project
  • Implementing an MDI form

Understanding Windows Forms

Windows Forms, also known as WinForms, is the name of the graphical user interface (GUI) application programming interface (API) included ...

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