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I'm trying to learn XAML in order to build UWP apps. I found different places where I can learn it but everywhere, there is a different order of topics in XAML, like someone teaching data binding first and someone teaching " how to enable adds in UWP apps", so I'm confused what should be the way to learn XAML in a productive way. If someone has good material for XAML to learn it smoothly please do share.

there is not a single book that can teach the architecture of UWP framework like we have a lot of books to understand the .NET framework.
and before voting me down please let me inform you, I know how to google and I'm not that beginner programmer.

What I have tried:

I've gone through many websites on internet but couldn't find any material which is smooth for a novice learner.
Updated 1-Aug-18 22:52pm

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Seriously??? Click on this beginner guide to UWP - Google Search[^]

And found this video beginners guide using the above search: Windows 10 development for absolute beginners | Channel 9[^]
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[no name] 21-Aug-17 8:06am    
I'm in the same Situation like OP and I will agree with OP it is really hard to start with xaml/wpf. Anyway a 5.
Graeme_Grant 21-Aug-17 8:18am    
XAML, MVVM, etc, can be a bit of an adjustment. I've done a lot of research, watch the Microsoft Event videos, googled, and read excellent articles right here on CodeProject. Once you get the hang of it, you won't go back. :)

PS: have a read of my latest article... there is a lot of XAML goodness there in the code samples!
[no name] 21-Aug-17 8:26am    
Thanks for this I will go for a read to your article.

Only an unimportant storry why I agree with OP:
My colleague wrote a small wpf app using MVVM light. I try to use some of his classes by a native W32 app and wrote therefore a small "com visible proxy". But I still have big probems, because some resources (mainly "Locator") can't be found.

Yes of course, I can ask my colleague to solve it, but I like to solve it by myself. And so I'm facing a really hard start to become familar with wpf/xaml.
Graeme_Grant 21-Aug-17 8:29am    
This does not sound like a WPF issue... sounds like you are missing a reference... The red squiggly lines should give useful hints... Compare the two projects references and see...

As for the OPs question and comments, I get the feeling that he hasn't looked very hard - there is a tonne of info out there, yes, even for beginners. Don't try and climb Everest before you learn the basics! You're doomed to fail. Start small and build up...

Off topic but, have a look at this site for WPF: 2,000 Things You Should Know About WPF | Everything a WPF Developer Needs to Know, in Bite-Sized Chunks[^]
[no name] 21-Aug-17 8:37am    
But it is a run time issue, so I don't think it is a missing reference(?) it looks more like an issue described here: xaml - MVVM Light ViewModelLocator - Stack Overflow[^]

I'm at a very beginning Level with all these stuff and had to learn the very basics first.
Thanks you again.

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