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XAML Jumpstart: Getting Started With XAML

by Kevin Dockx

XAML is the language of choice for WPF, Windows Phone, Windows Store, and Silverlight apps. This course is a very demo-driven, practical introduction to XAML, aimed at anyone who wants to get started with XAML.

What you'll learn

If you're working on an app for WPF, Windows Phone, Windows Store, or Silverlight, you'll probably want to learn what XAML is all about, and that's exactly what this course offers. This course covers the basics of XAML in a very practical, demo-driven way so you can start building apps right away. The topics include syntax, shapes, brushes and masks, common controls, panels, trees, and the layout system, right up to interacting with XAML and data binding. The course also offers an overview of how you can analyze and debug your XAML code. Next to that, it includes plenty of demos and resources.

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About the author

Kevin Dockx is a freelance solution architect, author & consultant, living in Antwerp (Belgium). He's mainly focused on solution/application architectures & security for web-based (API) applications built with .NET, but he also keeps an eye out for new developments concerning other products from the .NET stack. He's a Microsoft MVP and board member of the RD MS Community. He's also a regular speaker at various (inter)national conferences & user group events, and works on various open source pro... more

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