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December 13, 2011

New Release from Microsoft Press--XAML Developer Reference

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XAML Developer Reference

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Sebastopol, CA—Sharpen your application design and development skills using XAML—the declarative markup language used in Microsoft® Silverlight®, Windows® Presentation Foundation (WPF), and the Windows 8 Runtime APIs. Led by XAML experts Mamta Dalal and Ashish Ghoda, you'll learn practical ways to build rich, interactive user interfaces with data integration capabilities and support for multimedia, graphics, and animation. XAML Developer Reference (Microsoft Press, $39.99 USD) is ideal for Microsoft .NET developers and web designers alike.

Discover how to:

  • Control UI behavior and implement business logic with code-behind solutions
  • Manage UI element positioning with the XAML layout system
  • Use templates to customize UI elements—without affecting their functionality
  • Apply different types of property and event systems in WPF and Silverlight
  • Bind various kinds of data to your UI, and display them in the format you want
  • Implement 2D and 3D vector graphics and animations
  • Reuse control styles and properties to maintain consistency throughout your application

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About the Authors

Mamta Dalal has over 10 years of experience in the IT industry. She is an active contributor to the .NET community and has written several articles on C#, .NET, Silverlight, and WPF on various websites. When not experimenting with technology, she likes to read and write fiction. She is also a travel enthusiast and loves fantasizing about her next trip.

View Mamta Dalal's full profile page.

Ashish Ghoda is founder and president of Technology Opinion LLC, and an accomplished author with over 14 years of experience in enterprise architecture, application development, and technical and financial management.

View Ashish Ghoda's full profile page.

Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0790145325617.do

XAML Developer Reference XAML Developer Reference
Publisher: Microsoft Press
By Mamta Dalal, Ashish Ghoda
Print ISBN: 9780735658967   Ebook ISBN: 9780735658950  
Pages: 340 (est.)
Print Price: $39.99   Ebook Price: $31.99  
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