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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Summary

This chapter briefly introduced the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). We investigated the overall framework architecture and its programming model, including the new concept of using declarative markup to design and lay out a WPF client application’s user interface. You saw how the Visual Studio WPF Designer can be used to quickly craft compelling user interfaces using the same development processes you use when building Windows Forms or even ASP.NET applications.

We spent some time discussing the basics of control layout (a central theme in WPF) and covering the first-class data binding support that WPF enjoys.

As mentioned, developers trying to learn WPF and XAML-based development in general will find that it is both a broad and ...

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