Introducing drag-and-drop UI design


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Introducing drag-and-drop UI design

One of the major advantages of designing UI in Visual Studio is the drag- and-drop placement of elements during the design of both rich client and web applications. These elements are all available in what is known as the ToolBox. I am inside Visual Studio, and I've opened a solution, appropriately called ToolBox. Inside this solution, I have three separate projects: an ASP.NET project, a Windows Form project, and a WPF project. The reason I picked these three project types is all three of them support a drag and drop designer.

I am going to start by looking at the Windows Form App. I'm going to open this up, and I am going to find this file called Form1.cs. I'm going to double-click on it. That will load what's called the designer into this central area of my screen. Now I can go to the Toolbox, which currently on my machine is down here on this tab. If you don't see it, you may need to go to the View menu as a View toolbox. It also may be docked to the edge. In that ...

Introducing drag-and-drop UI design
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Introducing drag-and-drop UI design provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training

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