Chapter 7. Using the Windows Presentation Foundation
After completing this chapter, you’ll be able to:
Describe the differences between WPF and Windows Forms applications
Explain the XML basis for XAML
Create a basic XML data storage application with WPF
Access a SOAP web service using WPF
Develop and use a data source with WPF
THE WINDOWS FORMS APPLICATIONS THAT you’re already familiar with represent the traditional Windows approach to creating applications. Most application development today still revolves around the Windows Forms approach. However, there’s a newer approach that relies on a newer technology called the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). The key reason that Microsoft provides WPF is to help developers create attractive and effective ...
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