After reading this book, readers will be able to create their own .NET Windows Forms applications from scratch. Chris Payne is the best-selling author of one of the first .NET Framework books on the market. There are 5 million Windows programmers that will benefit from this tutorial-based, comprehensive and rigorous approach to all of their new Windows Forms tools. Contains code and projects for all the major topics of .NET Windows Forms. .NET Windows Forms are a new programming paradigm introduced with Microsoft's .NET initiative. Windows Forms are very similar to Web Forms, which allow programmers to build complex Web application interfaces easily, sharing the same underlying framework and programming concepts. Windows Forms, however, are used for the Win32 platform, instead of the Internet, and allow programmers to build traditional Windows desktop-based applications structured around .NET. This book will cover all major aspects of Windows Forms to build professional, functional applications. This book follows the tried-and-tested 21 Days tutorial model to guide readers through Windows Forms. It features code examples and tips for programmers migrating from pre-Windows Forms Microsoft technologies. Chris Payne is the co-founder and CIO of Enfused Media, Inc, which designs and develops applications to automate business processes. Chris has taught ASP and solution techniques through articles, tutorials, and books, and has a background in writing both technical and non-technical material. He is the author of the best-selling Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET in 21 Days, 0-672-32168-8, Sams Publishing.