NEWS

Overview

This project will provide many controls and tools for developping with Windows Forms.

Description

Windows Forms Toolkit provide controls and tools to works easily with Microsoft Windows Forms.

Currently available controls :

  • Extenders
    • BalloonTipExtender: provide a extender to show balloon for TextBoxBase controls;
    • CueTextExtender: provide a extender to add cue text for TextBoxBase and ComboBox controls;
    • ValidatorExtender: provide a simple way to validate user entries (like ASP.net);
  • Controls
    • ColorPalette is a control showing a customizable list of color;
    • SplitButton is a button control that propose a context menu for alternate options (like Microsoft Word open file dialog);
    • TabControl is a extend TabControl with many properties and events to improve experience;
    • NotificationForm can be use as base for create notification like Microsoft Outlook;
  • Data
    • DataTableConvertionExtensionMethods is a static class providing some Extension Methods to convert DataTable to Object... and Object to DataTable;
  • Drawing
    • RoundedRectangle draw rectangle with rounded corners;
  • MVVM
    • MVVM pattern for Windows Forms (beta)
    • CommandManager to bind your actions to controls
    • Extension Method for DataBinding
    • Model validation by ValidatorAttribute
  • Miscellaneous
    • HotKeysManager provide global HotKeys support for Windows Forms applications;
    • WatchDogRunner can run delegate with a limited time;

Screenshots

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Credits

Sébastien Ferrand
French .net Expert
Microsoft Visual C# MVP from 10/2004 to 10/2009
http://www.sfphotographie.fr

Member of Soat Expert, Paris

Last edited Feb 22, 2012 at 2:02 PM by sebmafate, version 12