DevExpress Controls in Visual Basic

Introduction

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.

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DurationEdit

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:

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Figure 11: DurationEdit

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

TaskBarAssistant

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

Conclusion

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
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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