This chapter has provided you with a brief introduction to the realm of Windows Forms development. It contained an introduction to Windows Forms that included an overview of the technology, how it works, and where it fits within the overall .NET Framework. Next, this chapter walked you through creating a Windows Forms application and gave you a quick tour of some of the highlights of using the Windows Forms Designer to build your user interfaces. Finally, the chapter was rounded out by a brief discussion on some of the concepts involved in building powerful, interactive, and appealing user interfaces. You should now be ready to move on to learning about the Windows Forms control library, data access using Windows Forms, Smart Clients, and much more in the upcoming chapters.