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Playbook WPF: Creating Flexible WPF Business Application Screens

by Paul D. Sheriff

If you want to build great WPF applications, you need to start with good architecture. In this course, you will create some typical business screens using user controls, a message broker, styles, and several other WPF tools to meet this requirement.

What you'll learn

Building business applications in WPF is easier if you have a great starting architecture. After that, you need a few tools such as a splash screen, a message broker, and a design pattern for building business screens. In this course, Playbook WPF: Creating Flexible WPF Business Application Screens, you will create a design pattern that you can use to develop your WPF business applications. First, you will learn to create a splash screen to display while your application is loading and how to load controls dynamically. Next, you will explore how to use a message broker to display status messages, build two user controls to display login and user feedback screens, and validate data. Finally, you will discover how to create a design pattern for master/detail screens. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of WPF needed to create any business application. Software required: Visual Studio 2017, .NET 4.5+, SQL Server, WPF.

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Course Overview
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About the author

Paul has over thirty years of experience architecting information systems and his expertise is in much demand from Fortune 500 companies. Paul is a Pluralsight author, has published 400+ articles, and authored over 14 books on topics ranging from JavaScript, Angular, C#, SQL Server and many .NET technologies. Paul is a frequent speaker at conferences and user groups.

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