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WPF Training Overview

Accelebrate's WPF Training: Windows Presentation Foundation Using Visual C# 2017 class teaches attendees all the skills necessary for designing and building an effective WPF application with a flexible and compelling user interface. Significant time is spent on the maintainability and testability of a properly architected WPF application.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

WPF Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Understand the WPF architecture and advantages
  • Become proficient with the use of XAML and the layout containers in WPF
  • Achieve reuse and maintainability with resources, styles, and templates
  • Build compelling user experiences with custom drawing and animations
  • Discover the new features available in .NET 4.7 and VS 2017
  • Learn how to properly apply the MVVM design pattern via several case-study applications of increasing complexity

WPF Training Outline

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Introduction to WPF
Advantages of WPF
Resolution Independence and WPF Units
Planning for a Flexible UI
Designer Improvements in VS 2017
XAML
Declarative Approach to UI Design
Elements and Attributes
XAML Namespaces
Property Elements
Type Converters
Markup Extensions
Collection Items
BAML and Generated Code
Code-Behind Files
Layout
WPF's Layout Philosophy
Measure and Arrange Stages
ScrollViewer Component
Alignment and Margin
Border Component
StackPanel
WrapPanel
DockPanel
Nesting Layout Containers
Grid and UniformGrid
GridSplitter
Canvas
Dependency Properties
Change Notification
Property Value Inheritance
Defining a Dependency Property
Registration
Property Wrappers
Event Handling
Understanding Routed Events
Defining a Routed Event
Raising an Event
Direct, Bubbling, and Tunneling events
RoutedEventArgs
Drag-and-Drop
Asynchronous Event Handlers
Weak Event Patterns
Controls
Control Base class
Content Controls
Headered Content Controls
Text Controls
List Controls
Range-Based Controls
Date Controls
Ribbon Control
The Application
Application Events
Showing a Splash Screen
Assembly Resources
Data Binding
Between Elements
Binding Modes
Path and DataContext Properties
Update Modes
Input Validation
New Features in .NET 4.7
Live Shaping
Commands
WPF Command Model
Bindings, Sources, and Targets
ICommand Interface
The Command Library
Executing Commands
Disabling Commands
Custom Commands
Tracking and Reversing Commands
Resources
The Resource Collection
Static vs. Dynamic Resources
Non-shared Resources
System Resources
Resource Dictionaries
Sharing Between Assemblies
Styles
Style Basics
Creating a Style
Attaching Event Handlers
Style Inheritance
Typed Styles
Property-Based Triggers
Event-Based Triggers
Control Templates
Logical and Visual Trees
Creating Control Templates
Templates vs. Styles
Typed Templates
User-Selected Skins
Formatting Bound Data
String Formatting
Value Converters
Data Templates
Data Triggers
Multithreading and WPF
WPF Threading Model
Thread Safety
The Dispatcher Object
Using Async and Await
Shapes, Brushes, and Transforms
Shape Class
Sizing and Placing Shapes
Viewbox Component
Line, Polyline, and Polygon
Brushes
Transforms
Render vs. Layout Transforms
Transparency
Geometries and Drawing
Path Class
Curves and Lines
Clipping
Effects and Visuals
DrawingContext Methods
Effects
Animation
Effective use of Animation in a UI
Property-Based Animation
Storyboards
Easing
Performance
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio
Interoperability with Windows Forms
Windows Forms Content in WPF
WPF Content in Windows Forms
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Definition and Evolution of the Pattern
Building Effective ViewModel Objects
Leveraging Bindings and Commands
Minimizing Code-Behind Files
Data Validation and Handling Errors
Building Unit Tests and TDD
Universal Windows Apps
Overview
Device Families
UI and Universal Input
Windows Store
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

WPF-310

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

All students should have a working knowledge of C# and the .NET Framework.

Training Materials:

All WPF training students receive a hands-on lab manual and a related textbook.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or later with at least 3 GB RAM
  • Visual Studio 2017 with the latest update applied
  • LocalDB
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate provides

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Accelebrate’s training classes are available for private groups of 3 or more people at your site or online anywhere worldwide.

Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

For pricing and to learn more, please contact us.

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