What Is WPF?

A quick introduction is provided on WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation), which is a graphical subsystem for rendering user interfaces in Windows-based applications.

What Is WPF? WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) is a graphical subsystem for rendering user interfaces in Windows-based applications. WPF was initially released by Microsoft in 2007 as part of .NET Framework 3.0.

WPF attempts to provide a consistent programming model for building applications and separates the user interface from business logic. It resembles similar XML-oriented object models, such as those implemented in XUL and SVG.

Some major library (assembly) files of WPF are:

If you have .NET Framework 4.6.1 SDK installed, those WPF assembly files are located at: "C:\Program Files\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework\v4.6.1".

Last update: 2015.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of C# (C Sharp)

 Data Type and Variables

 Logical Expressions and Conditional Statements

 Arrays and Loop Statements

 Data Type Features

 Floating-Point Data Types

 Passing Parameters to Methods

 Execution Environment Class

 Visual C# 2010 Express Edition

 Class Features

 C# Compiler and Intermediate Language

 Compiling C# Source Code Files

 MSBuild - Microsoft Build Engine

 Memory Usages of Processes

 Multithreading in C#

 Async Feature from C# 5

 System.IO.FileInfo Class

 System.Diagnostics.FileVersionInfo Class

WPF - Windows Presentation Foundation

What Is WPF?

 System.Windows.Application Class

 System.Windows.Window Class

 HelloWPF.cs - First WPF Application

 System.Windows.Controls Namespace

 WPF Button Click Test

 Compiling WPF Applications with MSBuild

 What Is XAML?

 Partial Classes and Partial Methods

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version