Applications = Code + Markup

Applications = Code + Markup : A Guide to the Microsoft Windows Presentation Foundation

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Get the definitive guide to the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), the new client programming interface for the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 and Windows Vista. Award-winning author Charles Petzold teaches you how to combine C# code and the Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) to develop applications for the WPF. You'll get expert guidance and hundreds of practical, hands-on examples-giving you the skills you need to exploit the new interface and graphics capabilities for Windows Vista.

Discover how to:

Create and enhance controls including menus, toolbars, tree views, and list views
Use dynamic layout to automate the positioning of controls and graphics
Work with dependency properties and routed input events
Use XAML resources, styles, and templates to alter the appearance of your UI
Use data binding techniques in XAML to help simplify and streamline your applications
Create and publish XAML Browser Applications
Develop visually-stunning UIs with interactive graphics, media, and animation

PLUS-Get code samples on the Web
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1024 pages
  • 187 x 229 x 48.51mm | 1,000g
  • Redmond, United States
  • English
  • 0735619573
  • 9780735619579
  • 946,619

Table of contents

The application & the window Basic brushes The concept of content Buttons Stack & wrap The Dock & the Grid Canvas Dependency properties Routed input events Custom elements Single child elements Custom panels Listbox selection The menu hierarchy Toolbars TreeView Printing The Notepad clone XAML Properties Resources Navigation Data binding Styles Templates Data entry Graphical shapes Paths Graphics transforms Animation Bitmaps
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About Charles Petzold

Charles Petzold has been writing about programming for Windows-based operating systems for 24 years. A Microsoft MVP for Client Application Development and a Windows Pioneer Award winner, Petzold is author of the classic Programming Windows, currently in its fifth edition and one of the best-known programming books of all time; the widely acclaimed Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software; and more than a dozen other books.
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