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.
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.
Course Overview [Autogenerated] Hello. My name is Paul. Sheriff. Welcome to my course. W p f for the visual basic programmer. I am a business I T consultant at PDS Consulting. With over 32 years of experience creating enterprise applications, W p f is the best way to build modern desktop applications. In this course, you'll learn the basics of XAML and how to create a business application using VF. Whether you're a visual basic or a C# programmer, you will learn the basics about XAML and W P F to allow you to layout screens used, data binding and the model view view model design pattern effectively. In this course, you're gonna learn how to layout screens, build components using user controls, apply styles to your screens, data binding and much more. Some of the major topics you will learn in this course are designing screens using flow layout, designing screens using the grid control. Take advantage of the reusability of user controls, create global and keyed styles. Create resource dictionaries for your styles. Data bind to your classes to eliminate code behind. Use the model view view model design pattern in combination with data binding, eliminate tabular data and create compelling screens using the list box control. By the end of this course, you'll have gained a well rounded knowledge of XAML and W P F that will allow you to build your first desktop applications before beginning this course. You should be familiar with visual basic or the C# language and visual studio. I hope you'll join me on your journey to learning W p F in my course VF for the visual basic programmer at Pluralsight dot com.