WPF App with VB Code in Visual Studio 2017


How to build a WPF application with VB code to control its behavior in Visual Studio 2017?

✍: FYIcenter.com


After you have created your WPF application with XAML to define its UI elements, you can follow this tutorial to add VB code to control its behavior in Visual Studio 2017:

1. Create a "WPF App (.NET Framework) project as shown in the previous tutorial.

2. Enter the following project name and location:

Name: ClickMeWpfVb
Location: c:\fyicenter\vb2017\Projects
Solution name: ClickMeWpfVb

3. Click "OK". You see a default application window displayed on the visual design section showing up.

4. Open the MainWindow.xaml file and enter the following:

    Title="ClickMe WPF VB"  
    Width="200" Height="200">
	<Button Click="myClick" Width="90" Height="30">Click Me!</Button>

5. Open the MainWindow.xaml.vb file and enter the following:

Namespace fyi
    Partial Public Class MyWindow
        Inherits System.Windows.Window
        Public Sub New()
        End Sub
        Private Sub myClick(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
            MessageBox.Show("Hello World!")
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace

9. Click "Build > Build Solution" menu. The application should be compiled with no error.

10. Click "Debug > Start Debugging" menu. Your application will run.

11. Click the "Click Me!" button, the message is displayed.

The picture below shows you how to build and test a WPF application with XAML and VB code in Visual Studio 2017:
Build WPF App with VB Code in Visual Studio 2017


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