Key FeaturesLearn how to use the MVVM software architectural pattern and see the benefits of using it with Windows Presentation Fountain (WPF)Find out which controls to use in particular situations and the various ways to modify them when required Get a deep understanding of data validation and understand various methods that suit different situationsBook DescriptionWPF provides a huge number of possibilities to deliver an excellent user experience. This book will show you how to build professional-grade applications that look great and work smoothly.We will start by providing you with the foundation knowledge to improve your workflow and teach you to build the base layer of the application, which will serve all that comes after it. The journey will then detour slightly to cover data binding in detail.Next we will then turn to the user interface and you'll see how to get the most out of the built-in and custom WPF controls. The final section of the book introduces ways to polish your applications, from adding practical animations and data validation to improving application performance.The book ends by explaining how to deploy the applications you've been working on and discusses other things you can now achieve with your new-found knowledge. The book also covers 2D and 3D graphics, UI automation, and performance tuning.What you will learnUse MVVM to improve the workflowCreate visually stunning user interfacesPerform data binds proficientlyImplement advanced data validationLocate and resolve errors quicklyMaster practical animationsImprove your applications' performanceAbout the AuthorIn 2005, Sheridan Yuen put his talents to web design and has to date created several websites. After passing an MComp Master's degree in software engineering, he is now a full-time senior software developer at the Ministry of Sound in London.
Author: Sheridan Yuen
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