About this Course
In this course, experienced developers who know the basics of Windows Forms development gain more advanced Windows Client design and development skills. WinForms and WPF programming models, as well as relative strengths and when to use each technology, are covered.
This course is intended for Technology Specialists in the area of Windows Client Development who work in a development environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2010 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 to create rich client applications for Windows.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
understand how varying business requirements influence the design decisions when planning a Windows Client application.
understand the new features of Visual Studio 2010 WPF
design and build a UI that provides the expected end-user experience and UI functionality
create a consistent and manageable user interface
understand best practices when testing and learn how to debug their applications
use advanced exception handling in Windows Client application scenarios
implement advanced data binding scenarios
use coding techniques to improve the responsiveness of their applications
implement localization, user assistance, and accessibility features within an application
understand the basics of graphics in WPF
customize controls and introduce students to custom controls
implement application behaviors based on user actions or events by using attached properties and Expression Blend behaviors
develop data visualization within their applications in a manner that enables the application user to drill down into data visually
manage application state and settings throughout the application lifecycle