Pro WPF 4.5 in VB: Windows Presentation Foundation in .NET 4.5
by Matthew MacDonald

Pro WPF 4.5 in VB: Windows Presentation Foundation in .NET 4.5<br>by Matthew MacDonald
Item# 1430246839
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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.

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 Visual Basic and the basic architecture of .NET is helpful to follow the examples easily, but all concepts will be explained from the ground up.


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    Publisher: Apress
    Page Count (est.): 1061
    ISBN10: 1430246839
    ISBN13: 9781430246831
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 11/29/2012