Pro WPF 4.5 in VB, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1430246847
  • ISBN-13: 9781430246848
  • DDC: 005.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Author.
About the Technical Reviewer.
1: Fundamentals.
2: Introducing WPF.
3: XAML.
4: Layout.
5: Dependency Properties.
6: Routed Events.
7: Deeper into WPF.
8: Controls.
9: The Application.
10: Element Binding.
11: Commands.
12: Resources.
13: Styles and Behaviors.
14: Drawing.
15: Shapes, Brushes, and Transforms.
16: Geometries and Drawings.
17: Effects and Visuals.
18: Animation Basics.
19: Advanced Animation.
20: Templates and Custom Elements.
21: Control Templates.
22: Custom Elements.
23: Data.
24: Data Binding.
25: Formatting Bound Data.
26: Data Views.
27: Lists, Trees, and Grids.
28: Windows, Pages, and Rich Controls.
29: Windows.
30: Pages and Navigation.
31: Menus, Toolbars, and Ribbons.
32: Sound and Video.
33: 3-D Drawing.
34: Documents and Printing.
35: Documents.
36: Printing.
37: Additional Topics.
38: Interacting with Windows Forms.
39: Multithreading.
40: The Add-In Model.
41: Clickonce Deployment.