WPF and XAML Fundamentals

Learn how to build graphically impressive Windows desktop applications using Windows Presentation Foundation and XAML
Course info
Rating
(1370)
Level
Beginner
Updated
October 28, 2008
Duration
7h 0m
Table of contents
Controls
51m 22s
Layout
34m 28s
Graphics
1h 10m
Data Binding
1h 15m
Core Types
12m 40s
Templates
30m 58s
Resources
43m 40s
Text
24m 59s
Description
Course info
Rating
(1370)
Level
Beginner
Updated
October 28, 2008
Duration
7h 0m
Description

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is Microsoft's next-generation presentation platform. WPF is built into Windows Vista and also runs on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. WPF allows rich client applications to take full advantage of the graphical capabilities of a modern PC. Its powerful and flexible programming model integrates support for flexible layout, high-quality text, resolution-independent graphics, animation, video and 3D. While it is designed to exploit the full capabilities of today's high-performance graphics cards, it offers high-level abstractions that offer great power to the developer for less development effort than ever before. This course will introduce practicing .NET developers to the new programming models and UI features introduced by WPF.

About the author
About the author

Ian is an independent consultant, developer, speaker, and author. He has written books on Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Forms, and Visual Studio. He lives in London but can often be found on various developer mailing lists and newsgroups, where a popular sport is to see who can get him to write the longest email in reply to the shortest possible question.

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