About this title: Get practical, hands-on instruction for learning the Composite UI Application Block (CAB) and the Smart Client Software Factory. Using just your fundamental Microsoft Visual Basic or Visual C# skills, you'll work through seven lessons that present real-world scenarios. Each lesson is based on proven classroom guidance--building the skills your need to easily create user interface components for smart-client solutions. Discover how to: Generate a shell application and implement prefabricated or custom CAB servicesUse work items and controllers to share resources in loosely coupled applicationsOptimize visual information display by using Workspaces and SmartPartsAdd and modify menus, toolbars, and status bars by using the CAB user interface extension Announce and receive asynchronous events within an applicationInvoke methods in the Action Catalog service to coordinate application business-logicMatch CAB constructs to Windows Presentation Foundation
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