Category Archive for: Advanced WPF

WPF Browser Application

Visual Studio 2008 has another WPF project template: a WPF Browser Application. Such an application can run within Internet Explorer, but still the .NET Framework version that you use must be installed with the ciient system. Here you get the features of the rich client to the browser. However, with WPF Browser Applications, the .NET Framework is required…

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Windows Forms Integration

Instead”of rewriting your user interface completely from scratch for WPF, you can use existing Windows Forms controls within WPF applications, and create new WPF controls to be used within Windows Forms applications. The best way of integrating Wllldows Forms and WPF is by creating controls and integrating the controls in the application types of the other technology. the…

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Adding 3-D Features In WPF

This section gives you an introduction to the 3-D features of WPF.Here you’ll find the information to get started. To understand 3-D with WPF it is important to know the difference of the coordination system. fisua’e  35-22 shows the coordination system of WPF 3-D. The origin is placed in the center. The x-axis hu positive values to the…

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Animations

With animations you can make a smooth transition using moving elements, color changes, transforms, and so on. WPF makes it easy to create animations. You can animate the value of any dependency property. Different animation classes exist to animate the values of different properties, depending on their type. The major elements of animations are as follows: Timeline –…

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Command Bindings

WPF has Menuand ToolBar controls that serve the same purpose as the controls you know from Windows Forms: to start commands. With these controls you could add event handlers to fulfill the functionality of the commands. However, you can start commands by selecting menus, clic1cingtoolbar buttons, or by pressing some special keys on the keyboard. To handle…

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Data Binding

In the previous chapter you saw a few features of data binding when styling the ListBox. But of course there is a lot more. WPF data binding takes another huge step forward compared to Wmdows Forms. This section gives you a good start in data binding with WPF and discusses these topics: Overview Binding with XAML Simple object…

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Advanced WPF

In the previous chapter you read about some of the core functionality of WPF. In this chapter programming with WPF continues. Here you read about some important aspects for creating complete applications such as data binding and command handling, and you also get an introduction to animations and 3-D programming. The main topics of this chapter are:…

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