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Essential Windows Phone 7.5: Application Development with Silverlight by Shawn Wildermuth

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3. XAML Overview

While phones used to be very utilitarian (e.g., wow, I can make a phone call) things have changed dramatically over the past few years. Therefore, although you could try to create applications that are focused on functionality, they probably would not attract a large audience unless they had a great user interface. That is what draws people to an application. That means it’s your job to figure out what people want and what makes an application easy to use and learn. Luckily Silverlight comes with a way to design interfaces with a lot of control over the look and feel of the application. Creating dynamic applications that will wow your users is easier than ever. This chapter will show you how.

What Is XAML?

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