VB.Net Graphical User Interface

The .NET Framework, an essential component of the Windows operating system, serves as a fundamental support system for constructing and operating both desktop applications and Web services. In particular, the System.Windows.Forms namespace encompasses a collection of classes dedicated to the creation of Windows-based applications, using the plethora of user interface features offered by the Microsoft Windows platform.

System.Windows.Forms namespace

Within the scope of form objects, there exist controls that function as distinct entities encapsulated by these forms. A majority of the classes found within the System.Windows.Forms namespace are derived from the Control class, which serves as the foundational cornerstone, providing the essential functionality for all controls visible on a Form. As you progress through subsequent chapters, you will gain insight into the practical utilization of these controls within your VB.Net applications.