Rich Client Application Walkthroughs
The typical rich client application is a stand-alone executable with a graphical interface composed of several controls for the user. The following walkthroughs describe the process for building a form-based application using several different control types, connecting to an existing database, and then displaying the data in the form.
The primary purpose of these walkthroughs is to demonstrate the various features of Visual Studio available to a rich client developer. Therefore, the typical rich client application contains a subset of the features presented.
In This Section
- Creating a Rich Client Application with MFC
Demonstrates how to create a rich-client interface using the Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) Library, a well-tested class library that supports a broad range of features common to all Windows applications, and consume an XML Web service created with Visual Basic or Visual C#.