Pro Wpf 4.5 in VB: Windows Presentation Foundation in .Net 4.5

Pro Wpf 4.5 in VB: Windows Presentation Foundation in .Net 4.5

By: Matthew MacDonald (author)Paperback

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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 computer. Pro WPF 4.5 in VB 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 VB 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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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.


* 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

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/12/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781430246831
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1144
  • ID: 9781430246831
  • weight: 1868
  • ISBN10: 1430246839

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