Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is the next-generation platform for building robust line-of-business applications. Using XAML, developers can build better user experiences for the desktop which support the many different screens of today’s world. WPF has received a lot of novelties with the introduction of Visual Studio 2015 as well, making the developer experience much more pleasant.

In this 2 day course, aimed at the LOB developer, students will learn about WPF, XAML, MVVM and all that is required to start building data-driven apps for the Windows environment.

Duration: 2 days - Thursday 16th and Friday 17th June



Course prerequisites :

This course expects at the very least a good understanding of C#. No XAML/WPF knowledge is required.



  • Introduction to WPF
  • XAML overview
  • Blend and Visual Studio
  • Working with controls in WPF & XAML
  • Looking at the WPF Development model
  • Data binding
  • MVVM & Commanding
  • Architecture of a well-structured WPF application
  • Control customization & Creating your own custom controls



Gill Cleeren

Gill Cleeren

Microsoft Regional Director

Gill Cleeren is Microsoft Regional Director, Client Dev MVP, Pluralsight trainer and Telerik MVP. He lives in Belgium where he works as .NET architect at Ordina. He gives sessions, webcasts and trainings on new as well as existing technologies.


  • 9:00

    Start of the morning session

  • 12:00

    Free sandwich lunch

  • 13:00

    Start of the afternoon session

  • 17:00



MIC Genk

C-Mine 12
3600 Genk

16 juni, 09:00

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