WPF / Silverlight, For Developers, For Managing IT

VST02 Leveraging XAML for a Great User Experience

12/11/2012

11:00am - 12:15pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Billy Hollis

Next Version Systems

For goodness sake, aren’t you tired of writing XAML applications that look like Windows Forms with some lipstick applied? XAML gives you an array of capabilities to go further, and this session will show you a list of them. From ways to leverage control templates to dramatically better usability through fancy data templates to implementation of new patterns for user navigation, this session will shake you out of Outlook-style layouts and colorized Windows Forms.

You will learn:

  • XAML techniques with biggest “bang for the buck” in improving UX
  • Checklist of navigation and interaction patterns to consider for your XAML application