Daily Archives: October 3, 2008

in a previous post i showed a class to generate "aqua" buttons using gdi+x from codeplex.

this post is all about some modifications i made to that class to enable me to produce shiny glass buttons. also i did not explain the techniques in obtaining the effect. this post will fix that and i will try to explain as best i can, the inner workings of the class.

the glass button

basically the class uses a subclassed imgcanvas control from the gdiplus.vcx classes that you need to download from the link above. the classes init should not be touched.… Continue reading