Round those corners and make your user interfaces a little jazzier with a rounded rectangle Panel control; a fun chunk of code to incorporate into your application.
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The MenuStrip and ToolStripMenuItem are a little harder to use than the Menu from earlier versions of VB. Walk through exercises using the MenuStrip, ToolStrip, and the Command behavior pattern to encapsulate a Recents menu for your applications that operate on files.
Gain the ability to contain controls and add a little preview for your control in design time.
Learn how to create your own GroupBox, with added features such as Alignment for the Title, and a scrollbar for child controls.
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Extension Methods permit programmers to add behavior to a class without creating a wrapper. Here, you will learn how to implement Extension Methods in Visual Basic and .NET.
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