Chapter 13. Skins, Themes, and Resource Dictionaries

In This Chapter

The Difference between a Skin and a Theme

Creating and Managing a Resource Dictionary

Assigning Styles to Resource Dictionaries

Themes and skins are one of those topics that people love talking about, but then sometimes get confused as to what is the difference is between the two, as well as how to correctly package them for reuse.

In this chapter, you will be working with Resource Dictionaries (RDs) to understand how you can apply skins to controls or create a default skin.

You will also download the Silverlight toolkit and see just how simple it is to work with the various themes that are available with it.

Does It Come in Blue?

The Silverlight or WPF platform version ...

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