Chapter 29. WPF Common Controls

Being a technology for Windows desktop applications, Windows Presentation Foundation offers built-in controls that you can immediately use in your applications to build rich user interfaces. You can also build your own custom controls. WPF 4.5 offers a good standard toolbox, provided by the System.Windows.Controls namespace. If you are new to WPF and you come from the Windows Forms experience, you can certainly find differences in controls implementation between the two technologies, but, fortunately, you will feel at home because of the names. Look for WPF controls that ...

Get Visual Basic® 2012 Unleashed, Second Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.