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Lesson 1

WPF Overview and Part 1: Controls

"WPF Overview" and "Part 1: Controls" cover a basic introduction to WPF and some of the commonly used controls and concepts. The overview looks at some of the core concepts in WPF such as XAML, followed by a look at the application class and how it is used to create and run an application. Part 1 covers some of the core control concepts such as using ContentControl and ItemsControl, followed by a look into some of the more commonly used controls that adhere to each of these concepts.

Duration:  01:22:06  File Size: 176 MB

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Lesson 2

Part 2: Data Binding

"Part 2: Data Binding" covers the core binding system in WPF that is used to abstract visual representation from data. We take a look at the different pieces that make up the dependency system and take a deep dive into how we can use dependency properties, attached properties and bindings to facilitate a data-bound UI.

Duration: 00:58:11  File Size: 128 MB

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Lesson 3

Part 3: Resources, Styles and Templates

"Part 3: Resources, Styles and Templates" first covers what resources are and how we can create and use them as reusable assets that can be applied to our application. We then take a look at how styles provide customizability and reuse of the configuration of controls, followed by a look into how we can use templates to fully customize the look and feel of controls and data.

Duration: 00:57:11  File Size: 119 MB

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Lesson 4

Part 4: Custom Controls, Interactions and Animations

"Part 4: Custom Controls, Interactions and Animations" first takes a look into how we can create reusable custom controls that can be used in our applications. We then take a look into how we can use interactions to further add customized functionality to existing controls using Behaviors and TargetedTriggerActions, followed by a brief look into what animations are and how we can use them.

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Lesson 5

Part 5: Localization, Navigation and MVVM

"Part 5: Localization, Navigation and MVVM" first looks into what localization is and shows how we can apply culture-specific customizations to our application. We then take a look at how we can use some basic navigation concepts to provide the flow of our business features in applications, followed by a general overview and sample of the model-view-viewmodel to show how we can encapsulate our UI functional logic from its corresponding visual representation.

Duration: 00:28:37  File Size: 56 MB

Description

  • Copyright 2015
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-33716-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33716-1

4.5 Hours of Video Instruction

In WPF 4.5 Programming LiveLessons, Jason Rainwater shows how to create rich, next-generation applications with WPF using Visual Studio 2013. Master panels, content and item controls, code behind, binding, resources, styles, templates, behaviors, animations, custom controls, localization, navigation, MVVM, and more! New features on 4.5 are covered, including binding to static properties, automatically updating the source of a data binding via delay, and enabling smooth scrolling with ScrollUnit on VirtualizingStackPanel.

About the Author

Jason Rainwater is a senior consultant with Veracity Solutions. His specialties include an in-depth knowledge of WPF, Silverlight, and XAML; he has designed and built enterprise scalable WPF and Silverlight smart client applications utilizing MVVM, Prism, and many more patterns and frameworks.

Skill Level

  • Beginner to intermediate

Learn How To

  • Create a WPF application starting from the very first project creation
  • Understand the basics of controls
  • Use style controls
  • Use Binding
  • Write custom controls
  • Use advanced XAML techniques such as Behaviors
  • Navigate advanced concepts such as localization, navigation, and MVVM

Who Should Take This Course

  • Developers looking for a practical introduction to WPF for creating desktop business applications

Course Requirements

  • Familiar with C# programming
  • Experience using Visual Studio

Table of Contents

Introduction

WPF Overview

Lesson 1: Introduction to WPF

Topics

1.1 What is WPF?

1.2 What is XAML?

1.3 The Application Class

Part 1: Controls

Lesson 2: Layout

Topics

2.1 Basic Layout

2.2 Advanced Layout

Lesson 3: Panels

Topics

3.1 What are Panels?

3.2 Grid

3.3 StackPanel

3.4 DockPanel

3.5 WrapPanel

3.6 Canvas

Lesson 4: ContentControls

Topics

4.1 ContentControl Basics

4.2 TextBox

4.3 Button

Lesson 5: ItemsControl

Topics

5.1 ItemsControl Basics

5.2 ListBox

5.3 ComboBox

5.4 DataGrid

5.5 Scrolling and Virtualization

Lesson 6: Controls in Code Behind

Topics

6.1 Build a Screen in Code Behind

6.2 The Visual Tree

Part 2: Data Binding

Lesson 7: How Data Binding Works

Topics

7.1 What are Dependency Properties?

7.2 Dependency Properties in Code

7.3 Attached Properties in Code and XAML

7.4 DataContext

Lesson 8: The Basics of Data Binding

Topics

8.1 Notifications

8.2 Path

8.3 Mode

8.4 Converters

8.5 Converter Parameters

8.6 MultiBinding

Lesson 9: Advanced Data Binding

Topics

9.1 Sources

9.2 UpdateSourceTrigger and Delay

9.3 Validation

9.4 Bindings in Code

9.5 Binding to Static Properties

Part 3: Resources, Styles and Templates

Lesson 10: Resources

Topics

10.1 ResourceDictionary

10.2 StaticResource

10.3 DynamicResource

10.4 Where and How Resources Are Resolved

Lesson 11: Styles

Topics

11.1 What Styles Are and How They Work

11.2 How Styles Are Set

11.3 Style Inheritance (BasedOn)

Lesson 12: Control Templates

Topics

12.1 What Control Templates Are and How They Work

12.2 TemplateBinding

12.3 Triggers

12.4 VisualStateManager

12.5 ItemsControl's Template

12.6 TextBox Special Case

12.7 How to Set Templates

Lesson 13: Data Templates

Topics

13.1 What Data Templates Are and How They Work

13.2 Triggers

13.3 How to Set Data Templates

Part 4: Custom Controls, Interactions, and Animations

Lesson 14: Custom Controls

Topics

14.1 Create a Custom Control

14.2 Build a Simple Control

14.3 Build an Advanced Control

Lesson 15: Interactions

Topics

15.1 Behaviors

15.2 TargetedTriggerActions

15.3 A More Advanced Behavior

15.4 Attached Property Behaviors

Lesson 16: Animations

Topics

16.1 Animation Basics

16.2 Advanced Animations

Part 5: Localization, Navigation and MVVM

Lesson 17: Localization and Navigation

Topics

17.1 Adding Localization to XAML

17.2 Basic Navigation

Lesson 18: MVVM Basics

Topics

18.1 What is MVVM?

18.2 MVVM in Action

Summary

About LiveLessons Video Training

The LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more. View all LiveLessons on InformIT at: http://www.informit.com/livelessons

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Introduction

WPF Overview

Lesson 1: Introduction to WPF

Topics

1.1 What is WPF?

1.2 What is XAML?

1.3 The Application Class

Part 1: Controls

Lesson 2: Layout

Topics

2.1 Basic Layout

2.2 Advanced Layout

Lesson 3: Panels

Topics

3.1 What are Panels?

3.2 Grid

3.3 StackPanel

3.4 DockPanel

3.5 WrapPanel

3.6 Canvas

Lesson 4: ContentControls

Topics

4.1 ContentControl Basics

4.2 TextBox

4.3 Button

Lesson 5: ItemsControl

Topics

5.1 ItemsControl Basics

5.2 ListBox

5.3 ComboBox

5.4 DataGrid

5.5 Scrolling and Virtualization

Lesson 6: Controls in Code Behind

Topics

6.1 Build a Screen in Code Behind

6.2 The Visual Tree

Part 2: Data Binding

Lesson 7: How Data Binding Works

Topics

7.1 What are Dependency Properties?

7.2 Dependency Properties in Code

7.3 Attached Properties in Code and XAML

7.4 DataContext

Lesson 8: The Basics of Data Binding

Topics

8.1 Notifications

8.2 Path

8.3 Mode

8.4 Converters

8.5 Converter Parameters

8.6 MultiBinding

Lesson 9: Advanced Data Binding

Topics

9.1 Sources

9.2 UpdateSourceTrigger and Delay

9.3 Validation

9.4 Bindings in Code

9.5 Binding to Static Properties

Part 3: Resources, Styles and Templates

Lesson 10: Resources

Topics

10.1 ResourceDictionary

10.2 StaticResource

10.3 DynamicResource

10.4 Where and How Resources Are Resolved

Lesson 11: Styles

Topics

11.1 What Styles Are and How They Work

11.2 How Styles Are Set

11.3 Style Inheritance (BasedOn)

Lesson 12: Control Templates

Topics

12.1 What Control Templates Are and How They Work

12.2 TemplateBinding

12.3 Triggers

12.4 VisualStateManager

12.5 ItemsControl's Template

12.6 TextBox Special Case

12.7 How to Set Templates

Lesson 13: Data Templates

Topics

13.1 What Data Templates Are and How They Work

13.2 Triggers

13.3 How to Set Data Templates

Part 4: Custom Controls, Interactions, and Animations

Lesson 14: Custom Controls

Topics

14.1 Create a Custom Control

14.2 Build a Simple Control

14.3 Build an Advanced Control

Lesson 15: Interactions

Topics

15.1 Behaviors

15.2 TargetedTriggerActions

15.3 A More Advanced Behavior

15.4 Attached Property Behaviors

Lesson 16: Animations

Topics

16.1 Animation Basics

16.2 Advanced Animations

Part 5: Localization, Navigation and MVVM

Lesson 17: Localization and Navigation

Topics

17.1 Adding Localization to XAML

17.2 Basic Navigation

Lesson 18: MVVM Basics

Topics

18.1 What is MVVM?

18.2 MVVM in Action

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