Designing GUI Applications for Windows By Alex Leavens

Designing GUI Applications for Windows By Alex Leavens

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Author: Alex Leavens

Book Title Designing GUI Applications for Windows By Alex Leavens
Type Book
Date Published Sep 29, 2017

Author: Alex Leavens


  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: BPB Publications
  • ISBN: 8170295084
  • Edition: 1995
  • Pages: 376
  • Dimension: 23.5 X 18.5 X 1.5 cm


if you've ever been confused about the rules of designing graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for Windows programs, this is the book for you. Designing GUI Applications for Windows is a thorough introduction to creating consistent, easy to use Interfaces that will enable users to readily use your applications. From menus to dialog boxes, from buttons to toolbars, learn how to create programs people will find intuitive rather than confusing. Windows programs should have the consistent look and feel that people are beginning to expect. However, programmers are constantly breaking the rules of GUI design and inserting functionality that confuses their audience. Here, you'll get common sense information to make your programs as easy to use as possible as well as tips for creating powerful applications that will keep you on the cutting edge. The disk contains complete applications and tools for making Windows GUI application development faster and easier. Included is a complete skeleton application for your own use that is used by the author in creating commercial software packages.

Table Of Contents:


1.       Understanding the User Interface

2.       Interface Design Philosophy

3.       What,Why and How :Three Question You Have to Be able to Answer

4.       Events, and Event –Driven Programming

5.       Menus, and Their Uses

6.       Buttons

7.       Dialog Boxes

8.       Radio Buttons and Check Boxes

9.       List Boxes and Combo Boxes