Windows Client

VSH11 XAML Antipatterns


11:00am - 12:15pm

Level: Intermediate

Ben Dewey


Mobile Practice Lead, Windows Division

Tallan, Inc

XAML is a powerful markup for creating extremely rich application designs. With power comes great responsibility and structuring an XAML based application can be challenging. In this session, Ben Dewey will help you navigate the myriad options available when laying out your application design. He'll focus on tips and tricks to follow and pitfalls to avoid. This session will focus on WPF, but you can apply XAML techniques to all XAML based applications such as Silverlight, Windows Phone and Windows Store based XAML applications.

You will learn:

  • Tips for maintaining clean XAML
  • Layout tips for responsive XAML based Applications
  • How to create modular code with Custom Controls and User Controls