XAML: Achieving Your Moment Of Clarity


Still find XAML intimidating? Well, throw in MVVM and certain design practices and it can get worse. But the truth is that it isn’t as complicated as it appears to be. In this short session, I’ll give you the basics of how XAML works. I’ll cover its syntax, control usage, the visual tree, and the scariest animal of all, binding. I’ll give you your moment of clarity, I promise.

Miguel Castro

Miguel is President of Melvicorp LLC and specializes in architecting, building and educating on .NET solutions. He is a 7-year Microsoft MVP, INETA Speaker, Conference Speaker, contributor to CoDe Magazine, as well as an active blogger, and has been a software developer for over 29 years. With a Microsoft background that goes all the way back to VB 1.0 (and QuickBasic in fact). Miguel has spoken at numerous user groups, code camps, and conferences around the country. He has also been featured on the Internet Radio Talk Show, .NET Rocks and .NET Rocks-TV on numerous occasions. His blog and other things of potential interest can be found at http://www.dotnetdude.com. He resides in Lincoln Park, NJ with his wife Elena and his daughter Victoria.