Duration: 3 Days
Software Assurance Value:
This 3-day course covers core and essential XAML skills. The learner will gain valuable experience developing XAML code in both Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend 4.
The course teaches the beginner and intermediate tasks that enable the learner to build the foundational skills required to develop professional Silverlight 4 and WPF applications (for the Web, Windows desktops, and Windows Phone 7 devices). The course will include hands-on labs that comprise approximately 50% of the classroom time and enable the student to learn the essential XAML programming tasks that are the building blocks of real-world applications.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
The target audience for this training course is professional developers who have experience creating Windows Forms and ASP.NET Web application with Visual Studio 2010, and who are interested in learning the core and essential XAML programming tasks that are required for professional Silverlight 4 and WPF programming in both Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend 4 environments.
This course is intended for developers who have programming experience using either Visual Basic .NET or C# and who understand the concepts of object-oriented programming. This course is designed for developers who need to become comfortable using Expression Blend 4 and Visual Studio 2010.This course is not designed for entry-level programmers.
Module 2: Creating Vector Graphics with Expression Studio 4
This module describes how to create vector graphics by using both Expression Blend 4 and Expression Design 4Lessons
Module 3: Laying out a XAML-Based Application
This module describes how to create a simple XAML-based application and how to create a user interface by using various layout controls and other controls from the toolbox.Lessons
Module 4: Developing and Debugging XAML-Based Applications
This module describes how to work with key parts and logic of XAML-based applications, such as startup parameters, hosting controls, App events, and InitParams.Lessons
Module 5: Creating Controls Programmatically and Working with Media Files
This module describes how to work with XAML objects programmatically and play audio and video filesLessons
Module 6: Working with Resources, Styles, Control Templates, and Behaviors
This module describes how to manage development efforts by using a variety of reusable/modular concepts in XAML-based applicationsLessons
Module 7: Implementing Transforms, Animations, and Visual States
This module describes how to use animation techniques in XAML-based applicationsLessons
Module 8: Binding in XAML
This module familiarizes the students with various binding techniques.Lessons • Property Binding in XAML-Based Applications• Data Binding in XAML-Based ApplicationsLab : Binding in XAML
Module 9: Prototyping Applications by Using SketchFlow in Expression Blend 4T
his module describes how to use SketchFlow to prototype complex user interfaces and to gather feedback from clients.Lessons
In addition to the professional experience, this course requires that student meet the following prerequisites: