When you build a Silverlight application, animations can play a large role in spicing it up, making it more user-friendly and intuitive. This chapter shows how to achieve this by employing the following techniques:
VisualStateManagerto animate custom controls
Silverlight provides many built-in controls. It also empowers the developers to create their own controls – so called custom controls. Even the built-in Silverlight controls can be fully re-styled with all of their visual parts replaced by the designer. In the following sections, you will see how to use the
VisualStateManager concept in order to provide custom ...