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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook

By : Jose Luis Latorre
Book Image

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook

By: Jose Luis Latorre

Overview of this book

With about ten years since its first release, Microsoft's .NET Framework 4.5 is one of the most solid development technologies to create casual, business, or enterprise applications. It has evolved into a very stable framework and solid framework for developing applications, with a solid core, called the CLR (Common Language Runtime) Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 includes massive changes and enables modern application and UI development."Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook" aims to give you a run through the most exciting features of the latest version. You will experience all the flavors of .NET 4.5 hands on. The “How-to” recipes mix the right ingredients for a final taste of the most appetizing features and characteristics. The book is written in a way that enables you to dip in and out of the chapters.The book is full of practical code examples that are designed to clearly exemplify the different features and their applications in real-world development. All the chapters and recipes are progressive and based on the fresh features on .NET Framework 4.5.The book will begin by teaching you to build a modern UI application and improve it to make it Windows 8 Modern UI apps lifecycle model-compliant. You will create a portable library and throttle data source updating delays. Towards the end of the book, you will create you first Web API.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook
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LiveShaping – repositioning elements when its bound data changes

With WPF 4.0, when an item in a collection was added or removed, the CollectionView interface that it belonged to had its filtering, sorting, and ordering updated. However, this did not happen when we modified one of its item's properties.

Now, with WPF 4.5, we can implement this behavior in real-time with the new ICollectionViewLiveShaping interface, so if the data is updated, so will its filtering, sorting, and ordering. Let's see how it's done.

Getting ready

In order to use this recipe you should have Visual Studio 2012 installed.

How to do it...

Here we are going to see how to implement the ICollectionViewLiveShaping interface to make our collection update its sorting of the collection of data and will make it change over time as well.

  1. First open Visual Studio 2012 and create a new project. We will select the WPF Application template from the Visual C# category and name it WPFLiveShaping.

  2. We will add the BaseClass.cs from the...