Chapter 11. Developing Windows Applications

In the previous chapter, you learned how to build the data access layer of an application. To implement its logic, you used the classes of the System.Data namespace. These classes retrieve and work with relational data, which is a common requirement of many business applications. You are now ready to look at how users will interact with your application. Users interact with an application through the user interface layer. This layer, in turn, interacts with the business logic layer, which, in turn, interacts with the data access layer. In this chapter, you will learn how to build a user interface layer with the .NET Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). WPF takes advantage of modern graphics hardware ...

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