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C# 7 and .NET: Designing Modern Cross-platform Applications

By : Mark J. Price, Ovais Mehboob Ahmed Khan
Book Image

C# 7 and .NET: Designing Modern Cross-platform Applications

By: Mark J. Price, Ovais Mehboob Ahmed Khan

Overview of this book

C# is a widely used programming language, thanks to its easy learning curve, versatility, and support for modern paradigms. The language is used to create desktop apps, background services, web apps, and mobile apps. .NET Core is open source and compatible with Mac OS and Linux. There is no limit to what you can achieve with C# and .NET Core. This Learning Path begins with the basics of C# and object-oriented programming (OOP) and explores features of C#, such as tuples, pattern matching, and out variables. You will understand.NET Standard 2.0 class libraries and ASP.NET Core 2.0, and create professional websites, services, and applications. You will become familiar with mobile app development using Xamarin.Forms and learn to develop high-performing applications by writing optimized code with various profiling techniques. By the end of C# 7 and .NET: Designing Modern Cross-platform Applications, you will have all the knowledge required to build modern, cross-platform apps using C# and .NET. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: • C# 7.1 and .NET Core 2.0 - Modern Cross-Platform Development - Third Edition by Mark J. Price • C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0 High Performance by Ovais Mehboob Ahmed Khan
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
Title Page
About Packt
Designing Guidelines for .NET Core Application Performance

Data binding

When building graphical user interfaces, you will often want to bind a property of one control to another or to some data.

Binding to elements

In the MainPage.xaml file, add a text block for instructions, a slider for selecting a rotation, a grid containing stack panel and text blocks to show the selected rotation in degrees, a radial gauge from the UWP Community Toolkit, and a red square to rotate, as shown in the following markup:

<TextBlock Grid.ColumnSpan="2" Margin="10">
  Use the slider to rotate the square:</TextBlock>
<Slider Value="180" Minimum="0" Maximum="360" 
        Name="sliderRotation" Margin="10,0" />
  <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal" 
    Text="{Binding ElementName...