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WPF for the Visual Basic Programmer

by Paul D. Sheriff

Learn XAML and WPF to design screens and user controls, apply styles, eliminate code using data binding, take advantage of the MVVM design pattern, and build creative screens using the ListBox control.

What you'll learn

WPF is a great way to build modern desktop applications. In this course, WPF for the Visual Basic Programmer, you will learn the basics of XAML and how to create a business application using WPF. First, you will discover flow and grid layout for designing screens. Next, you will see how to effectively reuse user controls and apply styles to your controls to make your application look great. Then, you will explore data-binding and the MVVM design pattern to write less code. Finally, you will dive into the powerful WPF ListBox control. When you are finished with this course, you will have gained the skills and knowledge of WPF and XAML to be able to build screens for business applications.

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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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