Introduction About Metro Framework - Part One

This blog explains about Metro Framework for Windows applications.

Introduction

This blog explains about Metro Framework for Windows applications.

Metro Framework

  • Metro Framework is an open source DLL.
  • Metro Framework provides a rich user interface. We can make our application design look good by using Metro Framework.
  • We can make our desktop Windows application more attractive.
  • Metro Framework is basically similar to WinForm but the design is different.
  • Metro Framework works with .NET Framework 4.0, mentioned above.
  • We can download the latest source code. For Metro Framework, click==>

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Installation

  • Metro Framework is installed from NuGet Package Manager.

    1. Install-Package MetroFramework.

  • In order to have NuGet Package link for Metro Framwork, click here.

Controls

The controls given below are available in Metro Framework

  • MetroPanel
  • MetroButton
  • MetroProgressBar
  • MetroLabel
  • MetroLink
  • MetroProgressSpinner
  • MetroToggle
  • MetroTrackBar
  • MetroRadioButton
  • MetroTabControl
  • MetroMetroTile
  • MetroComboBox
  • MetroScrollBar
  • MetroCheckbox

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Sample Design For Metro Framework

The image given below has MetroCheckbox,MetroDateTime, MetroRadioButton,MetroToggle, MetroComboBox.

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The image given below has MetroProgressBar,MetroTrackBar, MetroScrollBar.

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The image given below has MetroMessageBox (different type of Message alert box).

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The image given below has MetroGird.

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The image given below has a Legacy option.

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I shared the source for Metro Framework.