MOC 6460 - Visual Studio 2008: Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Training


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This WPF training class provides students with the knowledge and skills to build and configure a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) solution. The class is intended for application developers who know how to build Windows Forms applications, custom user controls in .NET Framework 2.0 and how to use the common features of the base class library.

  1. Creating an Application by Using WPF
    1. Overview of WPF
    2. Creating a Simple WPF Application
    3. Handling Events and Commands
    4. Navigating Between Pages
    5. Lab: Creating a WPF Application
  2. Building User Interfaces
    1. Defining Page Layout
    2. Building User Interfaces by Using Content Controls
    3. Building User Interfaces by Using Items Controls
    4. Hosting Windows Forms Controls
    5. Lab: Building User Interfaces
  3. Customizing Appearance
    1. Sharing Logical Resources in an Application
    2. Creating Consistent User Interfaces by Using Styles
    3. Changing the Appearance of Controls by Using Control Templates
    4. Enhancing User Interfaces by Using Triggers and Animations
    5. Lab: Customizing the Appearance of a WPF Application
  4. Data Binding
    1. Overview of Data Binding
    2. Creating a Data Binding
    3. Implementing Property Change Notification
    4. Converting Data
    5. Validating Data
    6. Lab: Data Binding
  5. Data Binding to Collections
    1. Binding to Collections of Objects
    2. Presenting Data by Using Collection Views
    3. Presenting Data by Using Data Templates
    4. Lab: Data Binding to Collections
  6. Creating New Controls
    1. Overview of Control Authoring
    2. Creating Controls
    3. Lab: Creating New Controls
  7. Managing Documents
    1. Creating and Viewing Flow Documents
    2. Creating and Viewing Fixed Documents
    3. Packaging Documents
    4. Printing Documents
    5. Lab: Managing Documents
  8. Graphics and Multimedia
    1. Creating 2-D graphics
    2. Displaying Images
    3. Creating 3-D Graphics
    4. Manipulating the 3-D Environment
    5. Adding Multimedia
    6. Lab: Graphics and Multimedia
  9. Configuring and Deploying Applications in Windows Presentation Foundation
    1. Deployment Options
    2. Deploying a Stand-Alone WPF Application
    3. Deploying an XBAP Application
    4. Configuring Manifest Settings
    5. Lab: Configuring and Deploying WPF Applications

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