O'Reilly logo

Mastering Windows Presentation Foundation by Sheridan Yuen

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Summary

In this chapter, we've investigated the rich inheritance hierarchy of the built-in WPF controls, determining which abilities comes from which base classes and seen how each control is laid out by their containing panels. We've examined the differences between the different panels and understand that some work better in certain conditions than others.

We've also uncovered the mysteries of the ContentControl and ItemsControl elements and now have a good understanding of ContentPresenter and ItemsPresenter objects. We moved on to discover a wide variety of ways for us to customize the built-in controls. Finally, we considered how best to make our own controls.

In the next chapter, we will take a thorough look at the WPF animation system and ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required