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Windows Presentation Foundation Programming

Windows Presentation Foundation Programming for Experienced C# Programmers

Duration: 3 Days | Price: $1595 | Class Dates:

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Students Will Learn:

  • Building WPF Applications
  • Working with XAML
  • Using WPF Controls
  • Using Styles, Triggers and Control Templates
  • Working with Modal and Modeless Forms
  • Multimedia, Graphics and Animations
  • Using Data Binding

Course Description: This course provides students with hands on experience using Visual Studio to create Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications using C#. Students should already have a working knowledge of C#.

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 C# language should take the 5-day Windows Presentation Foundation Programming Using C# class instead.

Course Prerequisites: Knowledge of fundamental XML syntax is helpful, but not required. Prior experience with C# is required.

Windows Presentation Foundation Programming for Experienced C# Programmers Course Overview:

WPF Applications
  • WPF Applications
  • Types of WPF Applications
  • Structure of WPF Applications
  • Using the WPF Designer
  • Setting Properties
  • Handling Events
  • Using the MessageBox Class
  • Passing Command-Line Arguments
  • Handling Application Lifetime Events
Working with XAML
  • XAML vs. BAML
  • Understanding XAML Markup
  • XAML Elements
  • XAML Namespaces
  • Creating Objects using XAML
  • Working with Resources
  • Handling Events in XAML
  • Working with Resources
  • Defining and Using Styles
WPF User Interface Basics
  • WPF Control Hierarchy
  • Common Properties, Methods and Events
  • Dependency Properties
  • Configuring a Window's Properties
  • Adding Controls
  • Controlling the UI's Appearance
    • Managing Size
    • Managing Position
    • Managing Alignment
    • Managing Visibility
    • Using Fonts
  • Working with Transformations
    • Scale Transformations
    • Rotation Transformations
    • Skew Transformations
Using XAML Layout Elements
  • Overview of Layout Elements
  • Using the Canvas
  • Using the StackPanel
  • Using the WrapPanel
  • Using the Grid
  • Using the UniformGrid
  • Using the DockPanel
  • Using the ViewBox
  • Adding Scrolling Capabilities
Using WPF Controls
  • Working with WPF Controls
  • Using Text Controls
  • Using Button Controls
  • Using Selection Controls
  • Using List Controls
  • Using Container Controls
  • Working with Routed Events
Working with Styles, Triggers and Control Templates
  • Using Styles
  • Working with Triggers and Multi-Triggers
  • Using Control Templates
Working with WPF Windows
  • Understanding Modal vs Modeless
  • Displaying a Window Modally
  • Retrieving Data from Modal Windows
  • Creating Owned Windows
  • Displaying a Window Modelessly
  • Working with Data in Modeless Windows
  • Using Common Dialogs
  • Creating Irregularly Shaped Windows
Working with Menus, Toolbars and Status Bars
  • Working with Menus
  • Working with Toolbars
  • Working with Status Bars
  • Working with the Ribbon
Working with Multimedia
  • Working with Sound
  • Working with Images
  • Working with Video
Graphics and Animations
  • Working with Shapes
  • Working with Brushes
    • Using Solid Brushes
    • Using Gradient Brushes
  • Building Simple Animations
Working with Data Binding
  • Overview of Data Binding
  • Binding to Control Properties
  • Binding to Data Sources
    • Binding to a List
    • Binding to an ADO.NET Object
    • Binding to an Object
    • Binding to XML
  • Sorting and Filtering Data
  • Using Value Converters
  • Working with Change Notifications
Commands and MVVM
  • Understanding Commands
  • Creating Commands
  • Associating Command with a Command Source
  • Binding Command to Command Handlers
  • The MVVM Design Pattern
Deploying WPF Applications
  • Understanding Deployment Options
  • Configuring an Application for Deployment
  • Using XCOPY Deployment
  • Using Installers
  • Using Click-Once Deployment

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