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Your expert guide to designing and building dynamic user interfaces

Sharpen your application design and development skills using XAML—the declarative markup language used in Microsoft Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). Led by two XAML experts, you’ll learn practical ways to build rich, interactive user interfaces with data integration capabilities and support for multimedia, graphics, and animation. This hands-on guide is ideal for Microsoft .NET developers and web designers alike.

Discover how to:

  • Control UI behavior and implement business logic with code-behind solutions

  • Manage UI element positioning with the XAML layout system

  • Use templates to customize UI elements—without affecting their functionality

  • Apply different types of property and event systems in WPF and Silverlight

  • Bind various kinds of data to your UI, and display them in the format you want

  • Implement 2D and 3D vector graphics and animations

  • Reuse control styles and properties to maintain consistency throughout your application

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"Seems anyone can write a book" - by lat on 15-JAN-2013
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If you are a developer don't bother, this is a poor developer reference text without much of a comparison summary between Silverlight and WPF, this book I'm glad I read online. I have been developing for 18 years in over 30 languages.
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