How to implement over 1000 images into C# application.
Posted on 2004-08-03
I have to make an application that is some kind of catalog, and the main feature of the application is to showing bunch of product’s images on Windows Forms.
I just wonder how I should implement this feature, I mean what is the best way to store images. Should I use resource file in order to store these, images, or there is better way to access images in C#. I want also prevent users from changing these images.
Since there are over 1000 images (each picture is about 50 –150KB), it is impassible to use embedded resources.
I have problem with Windows Forms as well. The application will require over 80 Windows Forms. Since I can’t use inheritance at least not for each Form, is there good practice to use dll files for these Forms, and call it form main form?
I will appreciate any ideas!!