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Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2010 Developer’s Handbook by Klaus Löffelmann and Sarika Calla Purohit

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Chapter 5. Introduction to Windows Presentation Foundation

“You must please the eye, too!”

That’s what my Mom used to say when she had me set the table when I was a little boy. I certainly tried to comply with her aesthetic needs, but my own principle of “form follows function” contradicted hers, and I admit that that’s probably the reason why, ever since Microsoft Visual Basic 4.0, I’ve focused more on Windows Forms applications than on web applications. (And it’s also why I never tried to become an interior designer.) Many ...

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