Chapter 4. XAML for Beginners

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In this chapter you take a look at XAML, where it is from, and how it relates to .NET code. While you will gain a basic understanding of the markup, remember that one of the goals of Expression Blend is to remove the need for a user to actually have to create large amounts of hand-coded XAML. I obviously recommend learning XAML to a very detailed level. There are scenarios in which WPF and XAML support certain actions, but the Blend UI does not yet implement those scenarios, such as Ancestor Template binding. The good news is that most of these scenarios are advanced, ...

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