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Unformatted text preview: 1 Fall 2008 CAP 6938 – Topics in Pen-Based User Interfaces ©Joseph J. LaViola Jr. Introduction to C#, Visual Studio and Windows Presentation Foundation Lecture #3: C#, Visual Studio, and WPF Joseph J. LaViola Jr. Fall 2008 Fall 2008 CAP 6938 – Topics in Pen-based User Interfaces ©Joseph J. LaViola Jr. C# ¡ Combination of C++ and Java ¢ no pointer manipulation ¢ built in data structures – Lists, Hash tables ¢ some higher level constructs ¡ foreach ¢ C# not difficult ¢ .NET high learning curve ¢ Intellisense makes things much easier ¡ Quick C# Reference 2 Fall 2008 CAP 6938 – Topics in Pen-based User Interfaces ©Joseph J. LaViola Jr. Visual Studio 2008 ¡ Good IDE ¢ debugging ¢ intellisense ¡ Handles WPF well ¡ Visual UI designer ¢ Integrates with XAML Fall 2008 CAP 6938 – Topics in Pen-based User Interfaces ©Joseph J. LaViola Jr. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) ¡ Latest UI development platform from MSFT ¡ Integration of ¢ INK!!!! ¢ 2D graphics ¢ 3D graphics ¢ video/audio/animation ¡ Declarative/Procedural programming model ¢ XAML ¢ C#/Visual Basic/etc… ¡ Uses retained mode ¢ implies scenegraph www.markmywords.org blogs.msdn.com/mgrayson/ 3 Fall 2008 CAP 6938 – Topics in Pen-based User Interfaces ©Joseph J. LaViola Jr. WPF Features and Machinery ¡ Control library ¢ buttons, sliders, menus, toolbars ¢ tool tips, popups, scroll bars, etc… ¢ user defined as well ¡ Layout panels ¢ canvas, stack, wrap, doc panels ¢ grid – most flexible ¡ Actions ¢ events ¢ commands ¢ triggers ¡ Styles, skins, themes, templates Fall 2008 CAP 6938 – Topics in Pen-based User Interfaces ©Joseph J. LaViola Jr. Logical and Visual Trees in WPF ¡ UIs are constructed from a tree of objects (logical tree) ¡ Visual tree expands logical tree ¢ nodes broken down into visual components ¢ not all logical tree nodes appear in visual tree ¡ System.Windows.Media.Visual ¡ System.Windows.Media.Visual3D 4 Fall 2008 CAP 6938 – Topics in Pen-based User Interfaces ©Joseph J. LaViola Jr....
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