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Components in Visual Studio

This topic provides links to more information about component programming in the .NET Framework.

Programming with Components

Provides links to additional information on creating your own components or assembling them from the components in .NET Framework classes.

Extending Design-Time Support

Discusses the extensible architecture provided by the .NET Framework for customizing the behavior and display of components and controls in design mode.

Server-based Components for .NET Framework Applications

Discusses server-based components provided by the .NET Framework, such as MessageQueue and EventLog.

Component Authoring Walkthroughs

Provides links to walkthroughs that show how to create a simple component class.

Component Designer

Provides an overview of the Visual Studio Component Designer.

Creating Windows-Based Applications

Discusses how to create traditional Windows-based applications.

ASP.NET Overview

Discusses the Web programming spectrum, from creating HTML pages to developing business functionality that you expose through Internet protocols.