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Compiled Data Binding Fundamentals in UWP 10 Using XAML

by Thomas Claudius Huber

Compiled data bindings with x:Bind are faster than classical data bindings created with the Binding markup extension. This course will teach you the basics of x:Bind, including converting with functions, binding events and more.

What you'll learn

At the core of developing a great performing Universal Windows Platform app with MVVM is a thorough knowledge of compiled data bindings. In Compiled Data Binding Fundamentals in UWP 10 Using XAML, you will learn the skills to build high-quality and fast responding apps. You will learn how to create compiled data bindings with the x:Bind markup extension, how to use the different binding modes, how to convert values with functions, how to cast values directly in XAML, how to use compiled data bindings in Data Templates, and finally how to replace the ICommand-properties of a ViewModel by binding events directly to methods of your ViewModel. When you're finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of compiled data bindings with the x:Bind markup extension that will help you immensely as you move forward to create your own high-quality Universal Windows Platform app.

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About the author

Thomas is a Microsoft MVP for Windows Development. He works as a developer, consultant, and trainer in the fields of .NET, C#, TypeScript, XAML, and Azure. Thomas is a well-known speaker and book author. He has written several special interest books in his areas, including an extensive handbook for Windows Presentation Foundation and a handbook on development with TypeScript. Thomas lives in Germany's Black Forest with his wife and their three daughters. In his spare time, he plays football and ... more

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