A Beginner's Guide to C-Sharp-CH11: Calling secondary Forms - Make your program a multi-form program the right way (ABGC)

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A Beginner's Guide to C-Sharp-CH11: Calling secondary Forms - Make your program a multi-form program the right way (ABGC)

English | 16 Jun. 2017 | ASIN: B072NGSTBZ | 154 Pages | PDF | 3.81 MB

Chapter 11 (86 pages) shows how to open or call secondary forms in your program. The chapter shows both the wrong ways (as commonly-seen on the Internet), as well as the right ways, with all the details and reasons explained in clear, concise language.

Topics: Opening a secondary form, re-opening with global variables, intercepting a Form-Close event, Returning to the calling form using an "Instance-Ref", Modal and Modeless Forms; Top-most forms.

Then the chapter moves into an important concept: How to properly pass values between forms, using proper object-oriented techniques. Passing variables through Signatures and using Constructors.

Finally, Microsoft neglected to provide a good MessageBox dialog. In this chapter you will build a robust and *attractive* dialog, that can be used in any program. Microsoft also neglected to provide an Input-box dialog. Once again, this chapter comes to the rescue. Write both dialogs one time, then re-use in any program using the Class-Libraries techniques from Chapter 8.

About this series: A beginner's guide to C-Sharp programming with Microsoft's Visual Studio, 2017. A complete programming guide. Simple, step-by-step, fully illustrated. Tailored for new and novice developers. Discusses basic techniques that all programmers need to learn.

This series is sold by Chapters at a low cost. A total of 28 chapters, in three volumes. Over 1800 pages, 900 quality illustrations.

Why am I distributing by chapter? To keep the cost down and to keep each section manageable. This book acts as a reference guide. Topics are covered in great detail, with little time spent on theory. The goal of these books are to solve programming problems quickly and efficiently.

I hope you enjoy reading and studying these pages as much as I have enjoyed writing them. –TRW

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