Microsoft. NET Framework 1.1 provides the programming model for building, deploying, and running interoperable Web-based applications, smart client applications, and XML Web services. It manages the difficult details of interoperability so developers can focus on writing the business logic code for cross-platform applications. Available in printed form for the first time, this volume includes the complete NET Framework 1.1 System. Windows. Forms namespace, containing classes for creating applications that take advantage of the rich UI features in the Microsoft Windows" operating system, the System. Drawing namespace, which provides access to basic GDI + graphics functionality, and the System. ComponentModel namespace, with classes for implementing run-time and design-time behavior of components and controls.