WPF for the Visual Basic Programmer

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.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 21, 2020
Duration
1h 52m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Screen Layout and Controls in WPF
Building Components Using User Controls
Applying Style to Your Product Screen
Data Binding Is the Key to WPF
Using the MVVM Design Pattern
Getting Creative with the WPF List Box
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 21, 2020
Duration
1h 52m
Description

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.

About the author
About the author

Paul loves teaching and technology, and has been teaching tech and business topics for over 30 years. Paul helps clients develop applications, and instructs them on the best use of technology.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello, My name is Paul. Sheriff. Welcome to my course. W p f for the visual Basic programmer. I'm 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 Zamel and how to create a business application using W p f. Whether you're a visual basic or a C sharp programmer, you will learn the basics about Zamel and W P F to allow youto layout screens used, data binding and the model view view model design pattern effectively. In this course, you're gonna learn howto layout screens. Build components using user controls. Apply styles to your screams, data binding and much more so on. 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. Used a 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 Zamel 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 Sharp language and visual studio. I hope you'll join me on your journey toe learning W p f in my course w p f for the visual Basic programmer at Pluralsight dot com.