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From Zero to WPF

Course Length: 4 days


Learning XAML for use in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) can be a little daunting. This course shows you how to get up to speed quickly and easily. You learn most of the basic controls, working with styles, working with the various list controls and data binding. The Model-View-View-Model (MVVM) design pattern is used throughout this course to show you the correct way to build WPF applications. Several examples of business application forms will be shown to illustrate many of the concepts learned throughout this course.

What You Will Learn

  • Getting Started with XAML
  • Working with Styles
  • Working with the Incredibly Flexible List Box
  • Examples of Standard Business UI Forms

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for any programmer who wants to learn to create business applications using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). It is recommended that students are already familiar with Visual Studio and C#.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Basics of WPF
  • Module 2: Using Styles Effectively
  • Module 3: UI Controls in WPF
  • Module 4: More UI Controls in WPF
  • Module 5: Container Controls in WPF
  • Module 6: It's all About Data Binding
  • Module 7: List Controls in WPF
  • Module 8: The Flexible WPF List Box
  • Module 9: More Fun with the WPF List Box
  • Module 10: MVVM Made Simple
  • Module 11: Message Broker
  • Module 12: Common Business Application Screens
  • Module 13: Dialogs
  • Module 14: Creating Borderless and Non-Rectangular Windows
  • Module 15: Animation and Transformation Basics
  • Module 16: Shapes
  • Module 17: Build a Custom Button
  • Module 18: Build a Navigation Tile

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