Before delving into the examples, let’s go over a few fundamental concepts about GDI+ programming.
The GDI+ related classes are defined in the following namespaces:
System.Drawing— Provides basic graphics classes such as Bitmap, Font, Brushes, Graphics, Icon, Image, Pen, Region, etc.
System.Drawing.Drawing2D— Provides advanced two-dimensional and vector graphics classes such as the LinearGradientBrush and the Matrix classes.
System.Drawing.Imaging— Provides advanced imaging functionality classes.
System.Drawing.Printing— Provides classes dealing with printing.
System.Drawing.Text— Contains classes with typography support.
This chapter only covers classes contained in the first two namespaces listed. It does ...