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

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 ...

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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.

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From the reviews of the fourth edition:

“The book really starts from the very beginning of WPF and explains the general ideas in an understanding way. … every chapter can be read independently and the book can be used as a source of quick advice. Furthermore, the examples of the book are really written in a nice way … .” (Vitosh Kolev Doynov, Amzon.com, February, 2014)

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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: 890,023
  • 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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Table of Contents

• Introducing WPF
• XAML
• Layout
• Dependency Properties
• Routed Events
• Controls
• The Application
• Element Binding
• Commands
• Resources
• Styles and Behaviors
• Shapes, Brushes, and Transforms
• Geometries and Drawings
• Effects and Visuals
• Animation Basics
• Advanced Animation
• Control Templates
• Custom Elements
• Data Binding
• Formatting
• Bound Data
• Data Views
• Lists, Trees, and Grids
• Windows Pages and Navigation
• Menus, Toolbars, and Ribbons
• Sound and Video
• 3-D Drawing
• Documents
• Printing
• Interacting with Windows Forms
• Multithreading
• The Add-in Model
• ClickOnce Deployment


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