WCF with C#
 
Introduction to WCF
  • Review the Challenges of Building Distributed Applications
  • Examine the Concept of Service Oriented Application
  • See a High Level Overview of Windows Communication Foundation
  • Build and Host your First WCF Service
Hosting and Calling WCF Services
  • Understand how to Host a WCF Service
  • Understand how Clients Communicate with Services
  • See how to Host and Call a Service using Multiple Bindings
  • See how to Configure Endpoint in Code and in Configuration Files
Bindings and Contracts
  • Understand how to Work with Bindings
  • Explore how to Create Service and Data Contracts
  • See the Implications of Modifying Service and Data Contracts
Exceptions, Diagnostics and Message Patterns
  • Learn how to Handle Exceptions in WCF Services
  • See Techniques for Diagnosing Services
  • Explore One-Way and Duplex Communication
Sessions and Transactions
  • See how to use Sessions to Maintain State in WCF Services
  • Explore Options for Controlling the Lifetime of a Service Instance
  • Learn how to Add Transactions Support to a WCF Service
WCF Security
  • Explore the Basics of WCF Security
  • See how to Authenticate Callers of a Service
  • See how to Authorize Callers Based on Roles
RESTful Services
  • Explore how to Build WCF Services that Support Representational State Transfer (REST)
  • WPF with C#
Introducing WPF
  • Understand the motivation behind WPF
  • Examine the various 'flavors' of WPF applications
  • Overview the services provided by WPF
  • Examine the core WPF assemblies and namespaces
  • Work with the Window and Application class types
  • Learn the syntax of XAML
  • Understand the XAML / code relationship
WPF Controls
  • Survey the core WPF control types
  • Review the WPF control programming model
  • Learn to position controls using layout managers
  • Understand the role of WPF control commands
WPF Document Controls
  • Understand the scope of the WPF documents API
  • Distinguish between fixed documents and flow documents
  • Populate a document with inline and block elements
  • Work with the WPF document APIs
WPF Graphical Rendering Services
  • Understand the scope of WPFs graphical rendering services
  • Work with the Shape types
  • Work with Brushes and Pens
  • Apply graphical transformations
  • Understand the role of geometries and drawings
  • Work with the visual programming layer
WPF Resource Management
  • Learn to manage binary resources
  • Understand the role of logical resources
  • Work with resources in XAML and procedural code
  • Work with resource dictionaries
  • Understand the resource lookup mechanism
  • Know the role of dynamic resources
  • Learn how to make use of system resources
WPF Styles
  • Learn how to define and apply WPF styles
  • Learn to limit where a style can be applied
  • Build new styles based on existing styles
  • Understand the use of triggers
WPF Animation Support
  • Understand the scope of WPF's animation services
  • Define animations in code and XAML
  • Work with linear interpolation animations
  • Work with key-frame-based animations
  • Work with path-based animations
WPF Data Binding
  • Understand the WPF data binding mechanism
  • Bind to custom objects
WPF Templates and User Controls
  • Understand the relationship between WPF logical and visual trees
  • Learn to build custom control templates
  • Examine options for building custom controls