WPF workings

WPF .NET Core - Routed Events
Thursday, 22 October 2020

Routed events are a key feature of WPF. We look at bubbling and tunnelling and how to create your own routed event and how WPF changes the underlying mechanics of Windows.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2020
WPF .NET Core - Inside Dependency Properties
Written by Alex Armstrong   
Thursday, 28 May 2020

One of the great mysteries of WPF is the strangely named "Dependency Properties". In this chapter we learn how dependency properties really work by creating a custom dependency property

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2020
WPF .NET Core - Creating Objects With XAML
Written by Mike James   
Thursday, 07 May 2020

If you've never encountered WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) you are missing a versatile tool. This article is part of a series devoted to it. XAML can be confusing - especially if you think it is a markup language like HTML. It isn't. XAML is a general purpose object instantiation language. To find out what this means read on. 

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 May 2020
Getting Started with WPF
Saturday, 27 June 2015


WPF Windows Presentation Foundation is the new way to do forms and all things graphical in .NET. You can still use  Windows Forms but don't expect anything particularly new to be added to the technology - all of the exciting stuff is going to be in WPF.


Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015
FlexGrid - A Lightweight Data Grid
Written by Ian Elliot   
Wednesday, 18 April 2012

There are more data grids available than the standard one that comes with WPF. In this article we take a look at FlexGrid for WPF and discover how easy it is to use.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 April 2012
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