Duration: 3 Days
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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 images and simple animations.
Students learn how to use their data binding and command skills to implement the MVVM design pattern with WPF applications, including case studies. Students will also learn how to leverage the power of web services by calling both SOAP services and RESful APIs.
Other topics include: building menus, toolbars and status bars; 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 WCF should 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.
Knowledge of fundamental XML syntax is helpful, but not required. Prior experience with VB.NET is required.
||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 Images, Colors and Animations
||Working with Data Binding
||Calling Web Services
|Deploying WPF Applications
Excellent class. Very clear presentation of the material by the instructor. Hands on exercises were
very helpful and provided true understanding of the material. Very satisfied, will look to take
further classes with HOTT.
— F.D.,Paladin Labs
Overall the course was a very good introduction to WPF. Having worked with WPF for some time, it really helped connect a lot of dots for me. It was definitely worth the time and expense. The video lectures were very well done and perfectly matched the student guide. The exercises offered a way to consolidate the lectures and were a good mix of hand-holding and free-form. For a three day course it was packed with information. I would definitely recommend this training to others seeking a formal introduction to WPF.
— M.B., US Army CCDC Ground Vehicle Systems Center
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