The book "Practical .NET Chart Development and Applications - Advanced Chart Programming for Real-World .NET 4.5 Applications Using C#, WPF, and MVVM" provides all the tools you need to create professional charts and graphics. It is a perfect guide to learning all the basics for creating advanced chart applications using C#, WPF, and MVVM pattern. The book clearly explains practical chart methods and their underlying algorithms. The book contains: a) Overview of WPF graphics capabilities, data binding, and MVVM pattern, which is necessary to create MVVM compatible .NET chart applications. b) Introduction to SQL server, LINQ, ADO.NET Entity Framework, and database development, which will be used to prepare input data for chart applications. c) Step-by-step procedures to create a variety of 2D and 3D charts with complete ready-to-run C# and WPF code for each application. d) Powerful 2D and 3D chart packages and chart controls that can be directly used in your .NET applications with complete support for data binding and MVVM pattern. e) Incorporate real-world examples in financial market, such as storing market data in database, stock charts, linear regression, and PCA. f) Demonstrate how to create real-time 2D-line and stock chart applications using reusable chart controls.
Author: Jack Xu