Windows Presentation Foundation Programming for Experienced VB.NET Programmers
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Students Will Learn:
- Creating a WPF application
- Working with XAML
- Writing XAML markup to create controls, define property values and setup events
- Using the WPF layout controls to build user interfaces
- Writing event handlers
- Enhancing the user interface of an application with the addition of menu, toolbar and status bar support
- Using predefined dialogs
- Creating and using custom dialogs
- Using brushes, shapes and animations within WPF user interfaces
- Using audio files, video files and still images within an application
- Using WPF data binding to quickly build applications
- Deploying WPF applications
Course Description: This course provides students with hands on experience using Visual Studio to create Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications using VB.NET. Students should already have a working knowledge of VB.NET.
This course teaches students how to leverage the power of the .NET Framework to build WPF applications. Students learn the basics of XAML and how to use it to describe the appearance and behavior of WPF user interfaces.
Students also learn how to use XAML resources to manage styles, triggers and control templates.
Students learn how use with a variety of WPF controls to interact with users and manage data in multi-form applications. Students explore how to leverage the power of XAML data binding to build Students also learn the basics of working with audio and images, as well as performing simple animations.
Other topics include: building menus, toolbars and status bars; using the ribbon control; reading and writing files; and deploying WPF applications. Comprehensive labs and exercises provide the students with extensive experience creating and debugging WPF applications.
This course provides thorough coverage of the use of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) to build desktop applications. Students requiring additional coverage of Windows Forms, ASP.NET Web Forms, ASP.NET MVC or WCFshould contact HOTT or refer to HOTT's complete course listing for additional training courses.
Students who are not familiar with the VB.NET language should take the 5-day Windows Presentation Foundation Programming Using Visual Basic.NET class instead.
Course Prerequisites: Knowledge of fundamental XML syntax is helpful, but not required. Prior experience with VB.NET is required.
Windows Presentation Foundation Programming for Experienced VB.NET Programmers Course Overview:
||Working with XAML
|WPF User Interface Basics
||Using XAML Layout Elements
|Using WPF Controls
||Working with Styles, Triggers and Control Templates
|Working with WPF Windows
||Working with Menus, Toolbars and Status Bars
|Working with Multimedia
||Graphics and Animations
|Working with Data Binding
||Commands and MVVM
|Deploying WPF Applications