WPF Using Visual C#

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WPF-310 (4 Days)
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WPF Training Overview

Accelebrate's WPF Training: Windows Presentation Foundation Using Visual C# 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

Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for groups of 3 or more at your site. In addition, we offer live, private online training for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

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
  • 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
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/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 8 or later with at least 8 GB RAM
  • Visual Studio with the latest update applied
  • LocalDB
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate provides

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