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WPF for the Visual Basic Programmer - Part 1

Course Summary

Visual Basic Programmers are still in demand. Upgrade your skills by learning XAML and WPF. This course is specifically designed for the Visual Basic programmer and will get you up to speed quickly with WPF. In Part 1 you will learn the correct way to des

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Basics of WPF for the Windows Forms Programmer
        ◦ Course Introduction
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Definition of XAML and WPF
        ◦ The Reason for WPF
        ◦ Demo of WPF Utility Application
        ◦ Tools and Skills Needed for WPF
        ◦ Basic Building Blocks
        ◦ Demo of Another WPF Utility Application
        ◦ Layout Options for WPF Windows
        ◦ How the Grid and StackPanel Controls Work
        ◦ Demo of Absolute Positioning
        ◦ Demo of Using a Grid Layout
        ◦ Auto and Star (*) Sizing
        ◦ Demo of Using a StackPanel for Layout
        ◦ Demo of Using a Canvas for Layout
        ◦ Using Margin and Padding
        ◦ Introduction to User Controls
        ◦ Introduction to XAML Namespaces
        ◦ Summary
    ● Using Styles Effectively
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ An Overview of WPF Styles
        ◦ First Demo of using Styles
        ◦ Closest Style Wins
        ◦ Keyed Styles
        ◦ BasedOn Styles
        ◦ Introduction to Resource Dictionaries
        ◦ Put Resource Dictionaries into a DLL
        ◦ Load Resources Dynamically from a DLL
        ◦ Creating a ControlTemplate to Change a ToolTip
        ◦ Creating a ControlTemplate to Change a Button
        ◦ Introduction to the Visual State Manager
        ◦ Summary
    ● UI Controls in WPF
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ WPF Base UI Control Classes
        ◦ UI Base Classes
        ◦ Different Types of Properties
        ◦ Input / Display Controls Covered in this Module
        ◦ The TextBlock Control
        ◦ The Button Control
        ◦ The TextBox Control
        ◦ The PasswordBox Control
        ◦ The CheckBox Control
        ◦ The RadioButton Control
        ◦ The ComboBox Control
        ◦ The ListBox Control
        ◦ Summary
    ● More UI Controls in WPF
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ DatePicker Control
        ◦ Interacting with the DatePicker control
        ◦ Calendar Control
        ◦ Menu Control
        ◦ Slider Control
        ◦ Image Control
        ◦ MediaElement Control
        ◦ WebBrowser Control
        ◦ WindowsFormsHost Control
        ◦ Content is Not Text
        ◦ Summary
    ● Container Controls in WPF
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ WrapPanel Control
        ◦ Border Control
        ◦ GroupBox Control
        ◦ Expander Control
        ◦ Tab Control and TabItem Control
        ◦ ScrollViewer Control
        ◦ ToolbarTray and ToolBar Controls
        ◦ StatusBar Control
        ◦ DockPanel Control
        ◦ Summary
    ● It's all About Data Binding
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ What is Data Binding
        ◦ Control To Control Data Binding
        ◦ ComboBox to TextBlock Binding
        ◦ Bind FontFamily to TextBox
        ◦ Binding IsChecked to IsEnabled
        ◦ Binding to a Customer Class
        ◦ Binding to a Collection Class
        ◦ Sending Notification of Changes (INotifiyPropertyChanged)
        ◦ HasBenefits View Model Demo
        ◦ Name View Model Demo
        ◦ Introduction ObjectDataProvider Control
        ◦ Demo of the ObjectDataProvider Control
        ◦ Using the XmlDataProvider
        ◦ Two-Way Data Binding
        ◦ Summary
    ● List Controls in WPF
        ◦ Introduction

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1 - 4 hours / week

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