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WPF Essentials Online Course

WPF Essentials Online Course

£40.00

Take a guided tour of Microsoft's newest UI (user interface) platform, WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) in this video series. Instructed by Robby Ingebretsen, you will learn invaluable tips and techniques for building amazing applications and user experiences. Ideal for developers and creative professionals, this training series plunges into fundamental principles including XAML, layout, controls, data binding, styles, templates, graphics, animation, and much more.
Chapter 1: GETTING STARTED WITH WPF (22 min)

WPF Related Applications & Tools
Starting a WPF Project
Understanding XAML
Using IntelliSense to Add Attributes
Adding Elements to the Application
Using Code Behind

Chapter 2: LAYOUT BASICS (44 min)

Understanding the Element Tree
Introducing XamlPad
Using the Canvas Panel
Using the StackPanel
Using the WrapPanel
Working with the Margin Property
Using the GridPanel
Defining Rows & Columns
Assigning Objects to Columns
Defining Column Widths
Using the Grid Splitter
Applying a Layout to the Media Player

Chapter 3: CONTROLS LIBRARY ESSENTIALS (46 min)

Working with a Border
Using an Image
Using a Text Block
Understanding Controls & Buttons
Using the Scroll Viewer & Tool Tips
Understanding Item Controls & List Boxes
Using Tab Control
Working with a Menu
Using a Range Base
Adding Controls to the Music Player
Becoming Familiar with Rich Content
Using the XAML Clipboard
Using Embedded Fonts

Chapter 4: DATABINDING & RESOURCES (36 min)

Getting Started with Databinding
Adding References
Understanding Resources
Databinding to Collections
Using Data Templates
Databinding to Other Elements
Using the Content Template Property
Using Value Converters
Using TwoWay Binding

Chapter 5: APPEARANCE TEMPLATES ON CONTROLS (36 min)

Introducing Control Templates
Creating a Basic Button Template
Using Triggers
Understanding Template Binding
Using Styles
Working with Control Templates
Using Templates in the Music Player
Merging a Scrollbar into the Music Player

Chapter 6: WPF’S VISUAL CAPABILITIES (54 min)

Creating a Volume Control Icon
Understanding Brush Type & Resource
Using a Gradient Brush
Adding an Opacity Mask to a Brush
Transforming Objects
Using Bitmap Effects
Understanding Storyboard & Animation
Adding Animation to a Control Template

Chapter 7: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: REAL WORLD WPF (31 min)

Creating a Shiny Button
Refining a Shiny Button
Creating a Button Border
Creating a Pressed Effect
Creating a Glow Effect
Final Comments & Credits
Length of Subscription: 12 Months Online On-Demand Access
    Running Time: 6 Hour
    Platform: Windows & MAC OS
    Level: Beginner to Intermediate
    Project Files: Included


Learn anytime, anywhere, at home or on the go.

Stream your training via the internet, or download to your computer and supported mobile device, including iPad™, iPhone™, iPod™ Touch and most Android devices.
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