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Thorough, authoritative coverage, practical examples, clear writing, and full-­color presentation make this one of the most widely acclaimed programming books of the last decade. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is the recommended technology for creating modern Windows desktop apps. Whether you want to develop traditional user interfaces or integrate 3D graphics, audio/video, animation, dynamic skinning, touch, rich document support, speech recognition, or more, WPF enables you to do so in a seamless, resolution-­independent manner that scales from small tablets to large TVs. WPF 4.­5 Unleashed is the authoritative book that covers it all, in a practical and approachable fashion, authored by WPF guru and Microsoft architect Adam Nathan.

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749 downloads

The focus of the book is on COM Interoperability (since it's a much larger subject), and the heart of the discussion is broken down into four parts: Using COM Components Within the .­NET Framework; Using .­NET Framework Components from COM; Designing Good .­NET Framework Components for COM Clients; Designing Good COM Components for .­NET Framework Clients. The scope of the book is just about everything related to using "unmanaged code" in the .­NET Framework. Technologies built on top of COM Interoperability are also covered-­Interoperability of Windows Forms Controls and ActiveX controls, Interoperability with COM+, and Interoperability with Distributed COM (DCOM). Although Platform Invocation Services is a separate technology from COM Interoperability, there are many areas of overlap, so including in the book is a natural fit. All of these technologies are a core part of the Common Language Runtime and .­NET Framework, and will likely be used not only as the path of migration for . . .

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206 downloads

Full Color: Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio. Universal Windows apps are a total game-­changer. You can now write once and deploy your app to any modern PC, tablet, phone, or other Windows device. Suddenly, it’s quick and ...

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157 downloads

Full Color: Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio.

If you want to write Windows apps with XAML, one person can help you more than anyone else: Adam Nathan. He has built a well-­deserved reputation as the world’s #1 expert on putting it to work. Now, he’s written the definitive, practical XAML tutorial and reference: XAML Unleashed.

Nathan answers the questions you’re most likely to ask, walks through the tasks you’re sure to perform, and helps you avoid problems as you use XAML. You’ll learn how to create effective user interfaces for line-­of-­business apps, consumer apps, reusable controls, or anything else. These techniques will be invaluable whether you’re creating universal Windows apps or working with Silverlight or WPF.

XAML Unleashed is packed with C# and XAML code examples that are fully color-­coded to match their appearance in Visual Studio--­the same approach that has made Nathan’s previous Unleashed books so popular.

Detailed information on how to... . . .

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64 downloads

This is the eBook version of the printed book. Printed entirely in color, with helpful figures and syntax coloring to make code samples appear as they do in Visual Studio. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is a key component of the .­NET Framework 3.­0, giving you the power to create richer and more compelling applications than you dreamed possible. Whether you want to develop traditional user interfaces or integrate 3D graphics, audio/video, animation, dynamic skinning, rich document support, speech recognition, or more, WPF enables you to do so in a seamless, resolution-­independent manner. Windows Presentation Foundation Unleashed is the authoritative book that covers it all, in a practical and approachable fashion, authored by .­NET guru and Microsoft developer Adam Nathan. · Covers everything you need to know about Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) · Examines the WPF feature areas in incredible depth: controls, layout, resources, data binding, styling, graphics, . . .

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49 downloads

Learn how to build great Windows Store apps! Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio.

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Windows 8.­1 Apps with XAML and C# in 24 Hours will help you build compelling apps for Windows 8.­1 devices of all kinds. Using this book’s straightforward approach, you’ll learn to design and build apps, create flexible user interfaces, handle inputs, integrate controls, and more. Step by step, you’ll discover how to leverage XAML’s visual richness and the immense power of Windows 8.­1. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-­solid foundation for real-­world success!­Step-­by-­step instructions carefully walk you through today’s most common XAML and C# development tasks.
Quizzes at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.
Notes present interesting information related to the discussion.
Tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.
Cautions alert you to possible problems . . .

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44 downloads

Full color: Learn how to build great Windows Store apps! Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio. Windows 8.­1 enables you to build stunning applications that integrate with each other, Web services, and Windows itself. You can sell them in the Windows Store, with more options than ever before, for tablets such as Surface, laptops, and traditional desktop PCs! World-­renowned Microsoft programming guru Adam Nathan shows you exactly how to write first-­class apps for this significant update to Windows. Don’t let the minor name change fool you--­Windows 8.­1 contains an incredible amount of new developer opportunities compared to Windows 8. Clear, accessible, and intensely practical, this guide teaches through concise code examples, in full color to match their appearance in Visual Studio--­the same approach that made Nathan’s WPF Unleashed so popular. Writing with unprecedented depth and insight, Nathan guides you through creating advanced user interfaces with XAML and . . .

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36 downloads

Windows 8 enables you to build stunning applications that integrate with each other, services, and Windows itself like never before. And you can sell them in the Windows Store for tablets such as Surface, laptops, and traditional desktop PCs! Now, world-­renowned Microsoft programming guru Adam Nathan shows you exactly how to write first-­class apps for this radically new version of Windows.
Clear, accessible, and intensely practical, this guide teaches through concise code examples, fully color-­coded to match their appearance in Visual Studio--­the same approach that made Nathan’s WPF 4 Unleashed so popular. Writing with unprecedented depth and insight, Nathan guides you through creating advanced user interfaces with XAML and exploiting key Windows 8 features such as touch, sensors, charms, and live tiles. Whether you’re already comfortable with Microsoft programming or relatively new to it, Windows 8 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed will take you to the cutting edge of Windows 8 . . .

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32 downloads

Full Color   INCLUDES COMPLETE CODE AND ASSETS FOR EACH APP IN THIS VOLUME!   Got a great idea for an app? There’s a chapter for that!   Calling all developers: Windows Phone 7 is starting to gain traction, and the opportunity is yours to sell the next killer app! 101 Windows Phone 7 Apps is a book series like no other–best-­selling author and Microsoft developer Adam Nathan walks you through the process of building 101 real, robust, diverse, and marketplace-­certified Silverlight applications. You not only get online access to the full source code and related assets, but the book is chock full of tips, warnings, and advice that can only come from Adam’s experience of writing so many complete applications and selling them in the Windows Phone Marketplace.   Imagine how long it would take you to develop and test 50 apps and how much you would learn from the experience. Rather than spending all that time starting from scratch, use this book to hit the ground running! Whether you . . .

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27 downloads

Full Color: Code samples appear as they do in Visual Studio! Thorough, authoritative coverage, practical examples, clear writing, and full-­color presentation make this one of the most widely acclaimed programming books of the last decade. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is the recommended technology for creating Windows user interfaces, giving you the power to create richer and more compelling applications than you dreamed possible. Whether you want to develop traditional user interfaces or integrate 3D graphics, audio/video, animation, dynamic skinning, multi-­touch, rich document support, speech recognition, or more, WPF enables you to do so in a seamless, resolution-­independent manner. is the authoritative book that covers it all, in a practical and approachable fashion, authored by WPF guru and Microsoft developer Adam Nathan.

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20 downloads

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Books of Adam Nathan