Microsoft WPF Essentials Online Training Course

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Course Description

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.

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Course Content

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

PACKAGE INCLUDES:
  • Length of Subscription: 12 Months Online On-Demand Access
  • Running Time: 6 Hour
  • Platform: Windows & MAC OS
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Project Files: Included

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