This study of the VB.NET programming language through hacks and pranks relates to all contemporary versions of the Windows family of operating systems, including Windows 9x, ME, NT, 2000, XP, and Server 2003. Windows GUI, shell, and multimedia and game programming are addressed along with tricks and secrets used in development. Developers are shown how to work with the .NET framework controls, how to build custom controls for Windows and web pages, and how to create their own structures from the building blocks offered by the .NET Framework. Windows paint and draw elements are also explained, as well as how to use the built-in graphics of Windows.
Author: Alexander Klimov