This tutorial looks at a sample application and showcases WPF features like borderless windows, transparency, animations and the 3D layers that are part of WPF.
- [Instructor] I want to show you an example…of a WPF application that showcases…some of the features of WPF,…and shows you some things that are different…in this desktop application tool.…To do that, I'll run this application here…in my Exercise file folder called LoginApp.exe.…I'm not suggesting that you build an application…that uses these principles,…but this is a demonstration app…that lets me show you some interesting things about WPF.…For one, you can see that this window is transparent,…I can see through this.…This was something that was very difficult to do…in Windows Forms.…
I've got some drop shadows here behind the Login text.…You'll also notice that the text boxes are transparent, too.…Let's watch it again, you probably saw the animation,…but keep your eye on it.…You'll know it's coming this time.…I'll rerun the application,…keep your eye on the animation.…There's two animations.…I move these circles into the upper corner,…and there was a flipping animation here.…Now, let's try to log in by clicking on this button.…
- Why choose Windows Presentation Foundation?
- Exploring the project types
- Creating a WPF project in Visual Studio
- Exploring assemblies and parts
- Using the XAML editor
- Creating the UI, including tabs, details, and controls
- Using data binding
- Adding styles
- Writing interaction code
- Using control templates, 3D parts, and effects
Skill Level Intermediate
Learning Visual Studio Team Serviceswith Jose Miguel Rady Allende1h 17m Intermediate
2. Create a WPF Application
3. Create the UI
4. Examples and Concepts
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