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Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2010 Developer’s Handbook by Klaus Löffelmann and Sarika Calla Purohit

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ImageResizer—a Practical WPF Example

As in Chapter 4, we’ll stick to our motto here, as well: the best way to learn about new thematic blocks and features of Visual Studio is to implement a non-trivial sample application. To demonstrate the basics of WPF and the corresponding tools, we came up with something really cool—well, at least we think so—which not only represents a typical example, but also gives you something that you can use later on a daily basis (some of you anyway).

It all starts with curiosity—one of the strongest human motivators, which, since the appearance of social networks, has sparked a lot of excitement. If I want to show my vacation pictures to my envious colleagues at home on the same day that I take them, doing so no longer ...

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