VCL.NET also includes classes that are not components. In other words, they descend from TObject but not from TComponent, and are typically used for accessing system objects such as a file, or for transient tasks. Many of these tasks have parallel classes in the .NET Framework.

Classes, whether components or not, contain a number of characteristics, which can be categorized as properties, methods, and events. In addition, most elements of a class are of a particular type, for instance, simple data types like integers and strings, or complex data types, such as specific class types. These elements, properties, methods, events, and types, allow you to make controlled modifications to your classes, generally by way of the Object Inspector in the IDE. The use of these elements is just one more way to simplify application development and to encourage the visual approach.

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