Course Information

Overview

Windows Presentation Foundation for C# Developers shows you how WPF really works. It provides you with the no-nonsense, practical advice that you need in order to build high quality WPF applications quickly and easily.

Prerequisites

Previous knowledge and experience of developing applications with C#.NET.

Outline

  • The Evolution of Windows Graphics
  • WPF: A Higher-Level API
  • Resolution Independence
  • The Architecture of WPF
  • WPF 4
  • Understanding XAML
  • XAML Basics
  • Properties and Events in XAML
  • Using Types from Other Namespaces
  • Loading and Compiling XAML
  • XAML 2009
  • Understanding Layout in WPF
  • Simple Layout with the StackPanel
  • The WrapPanel and DockPanel
  • The Grid
  • Coordinate-Based Layout with the Canvas
  • Understanding Dependency Properties
  • Property Validation
  • Understanding Routed Events
  • Event Routing
  • WPF Events
  • Keyboard Input
  • Mouse Input
  • Multitouch Input
  • The Control Class
  • Content Controls
  • Specialized Containers
  • Headered Content Controls
  • Text Controls
  • List Controls
  • Range-Based Controls
  • Date Controls
  • The Application Life Cycle
  • Application Tasks
  • Assembly Resources
  • Localization
  • Binding Elements Together
  • Binding to Objects That Aren't Elements
  • Understanding Commands
  • The WPF Command Mode
  • Executing Commands
  • Advanced Commands
  • Resource Basics
  • Resource Dictionaries
  • Style Basics
  • Triggers
  • Behaviors
  • Shapes, Brushes, and Transforms
  • Understanding Shapes
  • Brushes
  • Transforms
  • Transparency
  • Paths and Geometries
  • Drawings
  • Visuals
  • Effects
  • The WriteableBitmap Class
  • Understanding WPF Animation
  • Basic Animation
  • Storyboards
  • Animation Easing
  • Animation Performance
  • Animation Types Revisited
  • Key Frame Animation
  • Path-Based Animation
  • Frame-Based Animation
  • Storyboards in Code
  • Understanding Logical Trees and Visual Trees
  • Understanding Templates
  • Creating Control Templates
  • Organizing Template Resources
  • Building More Complex Templates
  • Visual States
  • Understanding Custom Elements in WPF
  • Building a Basic User Control
  • Creating a Lookless Control
  • Supporting Visual States
  • Custom Panels
  • Custom-Drawn Elements
  • Binding to a Database with Custom Objects
  • Binding to a Collection of Objects
  • Improving Performance in Large Lists
  • Validation
  • Data Providers
  • Data Binding Redux
  • Data Conversion
  • List Controls
  • List Styles
  • Data Templates
  • The ComboBox
  • The View Object
  • Filtering, Sorting, and Grouping
  • The ListView
  • The TreeView
  • The DataGrid
  • The Window Class
  • Window Interaction
  • Nonrectangular Windows
  • The Aero Glass Effect
  • Programming the Windows 7 Taskbar
  • Understanding Page-Based Navigation
  • Page-Based Interfaces
  • The Page History
  • The Navigation Service
  • XAML Browser Applications
  • The WebBrowser Control
  • Menus
  • Toolbars and Status Bars
  • Ribbons
  • Playing WAV Audio
  • The MediaPlayer
  • The MediaElement
  • Speech
  • 3-D Drawing Basics
  • Deeper into 3-D
  • Interactivity and Animations
  • Understanding Documents
  • Flow Documents
  • Read-Only Flow Document Containers
  • Fixed Documents
  • Annotations
  • Basic Printing
  • Custom Printing
  • Print Settings and Management
  • Printing Through XPS
  • Assessing Interoperability
  • Mixing Windows and Forms
  • Creating Windows with Mixed Content
  • The Last Word
  • Multithreading
  • Choosing Between MAF and MEF
  • The Add-in Pipeline
  • An Application That Uses Add-Ins
  • Interacting with the Host
  • Visual Add-Ins
  • Understanding Application Deployment
  • A Simple ClickOnce Publication
  • Additional ClickOnce Options
Dates and Prices

There are currently no public dates for this course. This course can be run as a private course either at one of our training centers or at your offices. To get pricing for this use our quote wizard to generate a customised quote or call us on 0118 324 3000 to discuss your requirements.

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5 Days

Testimonials

  • Noel was an excellent tutor. He did check all of the group was able to keep up and if there were any problems or questions of the attendants, he was always willing to help.

    Marianne Seager-Wincanton
  • This was a really good training, nicely paced, very useful and well presented. Thank you, Stuart!

    Joris Latinne-Oracle