Component Authoring

The designers in the .NET Framework make it easy to author components. You can extend their functionality to provide a better programming experience for users of your components.

In This Section

  • Language Independence and Language-Independent Components
    Introduces the common language runtime, which is designed to simplify the creation and use of components. An important aspect of this simplification is enhanced interoperability between components written using different programming languages.

  • Extending Design-Time Support
    Provides links to a variety of topics related to creating design-time support for your components, such as implementing UI type editors, type converters, and custom designers.

Also see Component Authoring Walkthroughs.