WPF Productivity Playbook

This course contains a collection of tips, tricks, and techniques that will help you become a more productive and confident WPF developer, able to leverage the full power of the platform.
Course info
Rating
(51)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
August 22, 2016
Duration
2h 57m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(51)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
August 22, 2016
Duration
2h 57m
Description

This course, WPF Productivity Playbook, walks you through a couple dozen capabilities and techniques with WPF that will help you fully harness the WPF platform to build user interfaces that delight your users while letting you be as productive as possible writing clean, maintainable code. First, you'll to see some the best ways to be productive using the Visual Studio XAML designer to layout controls, as well as how to use drag and drop data binding features in the designer. Next, you'll use the template editing modes of Blend and Visual Studio to have a visual editing experience when working with custom controls, ControlTemplates, and DataTemplates. You'll also get some XAML coding guidelines that you can use when writing XAML by hand to make sure that code is easy to read and more maintainable. After completing this course, you'll be ready to unlock the full potential of Visual Studio and Blend tooling.

About the author
About the author

Brian Noyes is CTO and Architect at Solliance, an expert technology solutions development company. Brian is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP, and specializes in rich client technologies including XAML and HTML 5, as well as building the services that back them with WCF and ASP.NET Web API.

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Transcript
Transcript

Hi, I'm Brian Noyes, and welcome to my course WPF Productivity Playbook. I'm a software architect who has been building applications and teaching courses on WPF since before its first release over a decade ago. But if you haven't already figured it out - WPF is alive and well, and still the best choice for building desktop applications targeting Windows versions 7 through 10. Whether you are brand new to WPF, or have been working with it for years, you are sure to learn some great tips, tricks, and techniques from the demos and concepts in this course to help you be more productive building desktop applications with WPF. This course is mostly demos designed to be consumed in whole as a delicious meal of WPF, or to snack on topic by topic to strengthen specific skill areas. Throughout the modules of this course, I will walk you through some great tooling features in Visual Studio and Blend that can save you a ton of time creating rich Uis with WPF. Then I'll walk you through a number of powerful capabilities in the framework of WPF that will help you unlock the full potential of your desktop applications. WPF is a powerful framework and I know you will become a better and more efficient WPF developer by watching all or portions of this course. So lets dive right in!