New Pluralsight Course : "What's New in Prism 5.0"

    In this course you will learn how to design and build Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) desktop applications, Silverlight Rich Internet Applications (RIAs), and Windows Phone 7 applications using loosely coupled components that can evolve independently but which can be easily and seamlessly integrated into the overall application. This is an introductory course that concentrates on the basic concepts required to build a composite application with the Microsoft Patterns and Practices Prism 4.0 framework which includes the bootstrapper, regions, modules, view composition, and different techniques for communicating between loosely couple components.

    What's New in Prism 5.0 covers all the breaking changes, new features, and new assemblies in the newest release of Microsoft Patterns and Practices Prism 5.0 library. This course will tell you the new dependencies your applications will require. We will also discuss the breaking changes, deprecated objects, and new objects you should use, how to upgrade your existing applications, and all the new features and functionality that has been added to Prism 5.0.

    Introduction to WPF Custom Controls is an introductory course designed to teach the basic concepts required to get started writing custom WPF controls. Learn how to choose a base class to start your custom control. Enable data binding support by adding your own custom properties. Learn how to add custom events and create custom commands. Add visual behavior to your custom control with the use of triggers and the visual state manager. You'll also learn how to add theming support to your custom control.

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