Retired 31 June 2018. Core Windows Forms Technologies with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005


This three-day instructor-led workshop provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop Microsoft Windows Forms applications using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. The workshop focuses on user interfaces, program structure, and implementation details.


Before attending this course, students must:

  • be able to manage a solution environment using the Visual Studio 2005 integrated development environment (IDE) and tools
  • understand Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 and the Common Language Runtime
  • be able to program an application using a .NET Framework 2.0 compliant language
  • know how to make assemblies available to other applications
  • have a basic understanding of XML, including XML declaration, elements, attributes, and namespaces.


After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • create a simple Windows Forms applications
  • configure standard controls
  • build menus
  • display and edit data by using data-bound controls
  • provide user assistance and enhance usability
  • create consistent applications by using dialogs and forms inheritance
  • add print and report functionality to a Windows Forms application
  • perform asynchronous tasks by using the BackgroundWorker component
  • deploy a Windows Forms application by using ClickOnce.

On-Site Training

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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