Cider logo The WPF and Silverlight Designer in Visual Studio 2010 provides a convenient and familiar set of tools, that allow developers to get a jump-start on building the next generation of high quality data-centric business applications. The tools grow with you as your applications exploit the full power of the WPF and Silverlight platforms, by providing comprehensive guided access to data binding capabilities, and convenient tools for finding and applying styles and resources to change the look of your application. Check out the content below for a comprehensive guided tour of the new tools, and see how easily you will be able to deliver a top quality user interface in your next application.

WPF and Silverlight Designer Articles

Setting Up Visual Studio for WPF and Silverlight Development

WPF & Silverlight Layout Controls

How to Layout a Data Entry Form

Creating and Consuming Resource Dictionaries in WPF and Silverlight

Layout Techniques for Windows Forms Developers

Using WPF and Silverlight UserControls

How to Enable Using the Binding Builder in WPF and Silverlight Applications

Sample Data in the WPF and Silverlight Designer

Debugging Data Bindings in a WPF or Silverlight Application

WPF Designer Articles

Create First WPF Application

Create WPF Master – Detail UI Using Data Sources Window Object DataSource 

Silverlight Designer Articles

Create First Silverlight Application

Create Silverlight Master – Detail UI Using Data Sources Window Object DataSource

TechEd 2010: Building RIA Forms Application