WPF Walkthroughs

Walkthroughs give step-by-step instructions for common scenarios. This makes them a good place to start learning about the product or a particular feature area.

This topic contains links to Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) walkthroughs.

WPF Designer Walkthroughs

Title Description
Walkthrough: Building a Simple WPF Application with the WPF Designer Demonstrates how to build a simple WPF application with the WPF Designer.
Walkthrough: Constructing a Dynamic Layout Demonstrates creating a dynamic layout by using a Grid panel control.
Walkthrough: Creating a Resizable Application by Using the WPF Designer Demonstrates how to create window layouts that are resizable by the user at run time.
Walkthrough: Creating a Data Binding by Using the WPF Designer Demonstrates how to use the WPF Designer to create data bindings that connect data to a control.
Walkthrough: Using a DesignInstance to Bind to Data in the Designer Demonstrates how to use the WPF Designer to create data bindings at design time for a data context that is assigned at run time.

WPF Walkthroughs

Title Description
Walkthrough: My first WPF desktop application Demonstrates creating a WPF application using many of the common features of WPF including controls, layout and data binding.
Create a Button by Using XAML Demonstrates how to create an animated button.
Create a Button by Using Microsoft Expression Blend Demonstrates the process of creating a customized button by using Microsoft Expression Blend.
Walkthrough: Display Data from a SQL Server Database in a DataGrid Control Demonstrates how to retrieve data from a SQL Server database and display that data in a DataGrid control.

Migration and Interoperability in WPF

Title Description
Walkthrough: Hosting a Windows Forms Control in WPF Demonstrates how to host a Windows Forms MaskedTextBox control in a WPF application.
Walkthrough: Hosting a Windows Forms Composite Control in WPF Demonstrates how to host a Windows Forms data-entry composite control in a WPF application.
Walkthrough: Hosting a WPF Composite Control in Windows Forms Demonstrates how to host a WPF data-entry composite control in a Windows Forms application.
Walkthrough: Arranging Windows Forms Controls in WPF Demonstrates how to use WPF layout features to arrange Windows Forms controls in a hybrid application.
Walkthrough: Binding to Data in Hybrid Applications Demonstrates how to use data binding in hybrid applications that include both Windows Forms and WPF controls.
Title Description
Visual Studio Walkthroughs Gives a related list of walkthroughs for all areas of programming in Visual Studio.