Pro WPF 4.5 in C#: Windows Presentation Foundation in .NET 4.5 [NOOK Book]

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Microsoft's Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) provides you with a development framework for building high-quality user experiences for the Windows operating system. It blends together rich content from a wide range of sources and allows you unparalleled access to the processing power of your Windows ...

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Pro WPF 4.5 in C#: Windows Presentation Foundation in .NET 4.5

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Overview



Microsoft's Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) provides you with a development framework for building high-quality user experiences for the Windows operating system. It blends together rich content from a wide range of sources and allows you unparalleled access to the processing power of your Windows computer.





Pro WPF 4.5 in C# provides a thorough, authoritative guide to how WPF really works. Packed with no-nonsense examples and practical advice you'll learn everything you need to know in order to use WPF in a professional setting. The book begins by building a firm foundation of elementary concepts, using your existing C# skills as a frame of reference, before moving on to discuss advanced concepts and demonstrate them in a hands-on way that emphasizes the time and effort savings that can be gained.



What you’ll learn


  • Understand the fundamentals of WPF programming from XAML to controls and data flow.


  • Develop realistic application scenarios to see navigation, localization and deployment in action.


  • Explore the advanced user interface controls that WPF provides.


  • Learn to manage documents from within WPF: Text layout, printing, and document packaging are all covered.


  • Use graphics and multimedia to add punch to your applications




Who this book is for


This book is designed for developers encountering WPF for the first time in their professional lives. A working knowledge of C# and the basic architecture of .NET is helpful to follow the examples easily, but all concepts will be explained from the ground up.



Table of Contents


  1. Introducing WPF


  2. XAML


  3. Layout


  4. Dependency Properties


  5. Routed Events


  6. Controls


  7. The Application


  8. Element Binding


  9. Commands


  10. Resources


  11. Styles and Behaviors


  12. Shapes, Brushes, and Transforms


  13. Geometries and Drawings


  14. Effects and Visuals


  15. Animation Basics


  16. Advanced Animation


  17. Control Templates


  18. Custom Elements


  19. Data Binding


  20. Formatting


  21. Bound Data


  22. Data Views


  23. Lists, Trees, and Grids


  24. Windows Pages and Navigation


  25. Menus, Toolbars, and Ribbons


  26.  Sound and Video


  27. 3-D Drawing


  28. Documents


  29.  Printing


  30. Interacting with Windows Forms


  31. Multithreading


  32. The Add-in Model


  33. ClickOnce Deployment




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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430243663
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 11/20/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1112
  • Sales rank: 916,861
  • File size: 23 MB
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Meet the Author

Matthew MacDonald�is an author,educator, and MCSD developer who has a passion for emerging technologies. He isthe author of more than a dozen books about .NET programming. In a dimly-remembered past life, he studied English literature and theoretical physics.
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