Creating the Visual Look of Your Program: Introduction to Windows Forms
The user interface is the part of your program that users see when they run the program. A user interface usually consists of a main window or form, and several controls, such as buttons, fields for entering text, and so forth. These types of Visual Basic programs are known as Windows Forms applications, and the user interface is created using Windows Forms controls.
You can also create applications for Windows by using the newer Windows Presentation Foundation technology. This will be covered in the next set of lessons, Creating the Visual Look of Your Program: Introduction to Windows Presentation Foundation.
The lessons in this section will show you how to create a user interface using some of the most common Windows Forms controls.