DevExpress Controls in Visual Basic


DevExpress has been around for a very long time and their control suites are little short of amazing. This article will introduce you to some of DevExpress’ controls for Visual Basic.




The DurationEdit control is very handy to use with scheduling tasks. I could have used a control such as this one when I built my Wallpaper Customizer… When run, it resembles Figure 11:

Figure 11: DurationEdit

For more information regarding the DurationEdit control, have a look here.


The TaskBarAssistant provides methods to manipulate an application taskbar button, Jump Lis, and thumbnail preview. For more information on it, have a look here.


Obviously, I have barely scratched the surface, but ultimately the choice is yours. I hope you have enjoyed today’s very short article. Until next time, cheers!

Hannes DuPreez
Hannes DuPreez
Ockert J. du Preez is a passionate coder and always willing to learn. He has written hundreds of developer articles over the years detailing his programming quests and adventures. He has written the following books: Visual Studio 2019 In-Depth (BpB Publications) JavaScript for Gurus (BpB Publications) He was the Technical Editor for Professional C++, 5th Edition (Wiley) He was a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for .NET (2008–2017).

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