Fundamentals of Building .NET 5 Desktop Applications

by Thomas Claudius Huber

To build a desktop app with .NET and C#, you can choose between different UI frameworks. This course teaches you what UI frameworks you can use and how to build .NET desktop apps for Windows with WinUI, WPF, and Windows Forms.

What you'll learn

To build desktop applications with .NET and C#, you can choose between different UI frameworks. In this course, Fundamentals of Building .NET 5 Desktop Applications, you’ll learn to create Windows desktop apps with WinUI, WPF, and Windows Forms. First, you’ll explore the different UI frameworks that you can use to build Windows desktop apps and cross-platform desktop apps with .NET and C#. Next, you’ll learn how to choose a UI framework for your project. Finally, you’ll learn how to build Windows desktop apps with WinUI, WPF, and Windows Forms, and while building these apps you'll learn about important concepts for desktop apps like XAML, layout, the MVVM pattern, and data binding. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the .NET UI frameworks that are needed to build your own Windows desktop applications with .NET and C#.

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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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