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Microsoft Silverlight 4 Business Application Development Beginner's Guide by Frank LaVigne, Cameron Albert

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Time for action - creating a custom control

The best way to create a custom control is to create a Silverlight Class Library project type. Although we can add a custom control to any Silverlight project, this approach affords us extra flexibility. A Silverlight Class Library project compiles of a DLL file, which we can re-use across different solutions. Let's create our control now.

  1. Create a new Silverlight application in Visual Studio and name it SignatureControl. Be sure to use the Silverlight Application template that we've been using throughout most of this book.
    Time for action - creating a custom control
  2. In Solution Explorer, you'll see the usual two projects: one for the Silverlight ...

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