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Lesson 10 - Analog and Digital Clock in C# .NET Windows Forms

In the previous lesson, Timer and BackgroundWorker in C# .NET, we learned how to use Timer and BackgroundWorker. In today's C# .NET tutorial, we're going to create an application displaying analog and digital clocks. The user will be able to choose which one they want to display. We'll learn a lot of new things about rendering, and try out RadioButton, GroupBox, and CheckBox.

Our app will look like this:

An analog clock in C# .NET WinForms

Form Design

As always, let's begin with form design. We'll create a new project named Clock. We'll add to the form:

  • 1x PictureBox
  • 1x Timer
  • 1x GroupBox
  • 3x RadioButton
  • 1x CheckBox


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