Visual Basic .NET Windows Apps MCSD/MCAD 70-306 Series: Windows Forms and Controls
Product Code: vbwi01 Time: 2.0 hour(s) CEUs: Available


This course provides an overview of Windows forms and controls.


  • Create a form and edit its properties within the form's code and using the Properties window
  • Differentiate the two types of event handling (overriding protected methods and attaching delegates)
  • Describe the use of the Draw and Fill methods
  • Utilize the z-order to properly sort overlapping controls
  • Configure the TabIndex and TabStop values in order to determine the order in which controls will gain focus
  • Explain how to add controls to container objects using the Forms Designer and through programmatic code


  • The .NET development environment
  • Windows Form Designer
  • Using classes
  • Event handling
  • The System.Drawing namespace
  • Control properties
  • Common form controls
  • Dialog boxes, menus, and display bars
  • Adding controls

Technical Requirements:

P500+ Processor, 128MB of RAM; Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Minimum screen resolution 800x600, Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher; Windows Media Player 9.0 or higher; Flash 8.0 or higher; 56K minimum connection; broadband (256 kpbs or higher) connection recommended; Javascript, DHTML and cookies enabled; Sound card with speakers or headphones strongly recommended.

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