The custom skin created in these tutorials makes the dialogs look like the following:
In Visual Studio, create a new WinForms application using the "Blank Application" template from the DevExpress Template Gallery. This template replaces the standard form with its DevExpress counterpart that supports skinning.
Remove the Minimize, Maximize and Close form buttons by disabling the MinimizeBox, MaximizeBox and XtraForm.CloseBox properties.
Add a Tab Pane control and set its Dock property to Fill.