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Beginning Windows® Phone 7 Application Development: Building Windows® Phone Applications Using Silverlight® and XNA® by Robert Fonseca-Ensor, Karli Watson, Nick Lecrenski

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3

Spice Up Your App with Shapes, Colors, Brushes, and Transforms

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Using Brushes to paint objects
  • Drawing shapes using Silverlight shape controls
  • Adding and working with Silverlight Color objects
  • Modifying controls with transforms

In this chapter, you'll learn about Silverlight features and techniques that will help you create rich and unique applications for the Windows Phone platform. You'll use different shape objects, including the Ellipse, Rectangle, Line, Polygon, Polyline, and Path, and you'll learn to use Brush and Color objects. In this chapter you'll also learn how to apply transform effects, such as rotate, skew, and other effects, to Silverlight controls.

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