Building an Enterprise App with WPF, MVVM, and Entity Framework Code First

WPF is a popular and solid technology to build desktop applications for Windows. This course teaches you how to build a full enterprise application that uses a SQL Server database.
Course info
Rating
(219)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 21, 2017
Duration
8h 59m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Looking at the Scenario
Defining the Architecture
Building the Basic UI Layer
Setting up Entity Framework
Decoupling the UI Parts
Communicating Between ViewModels
Saving Data
Validating User Input
Detecting Model Changes
Adding and Deleting Entities
Working with Lookups
Working with Object Graphs
Refactoring to Support Other Detail Views
Introducing Another Detail View
Picking M:N-related Details
Switching to a Tabbed UI
Creating a Detail View for Collections
Implementing Optimistic Concurrency
Styling the Application
Description
Course info
Rating
(219)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 21, 2017
Duration
8h 59m
Description

At the core of developing a data-driven WPF application is a thorough knowledge of how to use the MVVM Pattern and Entity Framework.

In this course, Building an Enterprise App with WPF, MVVM, and Entity Framework Code First, you will learn the skills you need to create high-quality enterprise applications with WPF:

  • communicating between different ViewModels
  • detecting model changes
  • handling many-to-many relations
  • creating a tabbed user interface
  • implementing optimistic concurrency
  • styling your application
When you're finished with this course, you will have a deep understanding of WPF, MVVM, and Entity Framework that will help you immensely as you move forward and create your own data-driven enterprise application.
Course FAQ
Course FAQ
What are WPF, MVVM, and Entity Framework Code First?

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is used to render user interfaces in Windows apps.

Model–view–viewmodel (MVVM) is a code pattern used primarily with WPF that helps your code stay structured and clean.

Code First is one of the three approaches to Entity Framework, helping you create a usable database.

What software is required?

We will be using Visual Studio to build our app.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to create enterprise apps with WPF.

What prerequisites are needed?

You should already be familiar with C#. Knowing XAML is a plus.

What will I learn in this course?

In this course, you will learn how to build a database-referencing app that includes business features like create, read, update, and more.

About the author
About the author

Thomas is a well-known author, software developer, and speaker from Germany. He specializes in .NET, C#, TypeScript, XAML, and Azure.

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