The previous chapter provided a foundation on the WPF programming model, including an examination of the
Application types as well as several details regarding the Extendable Application Markup Language (XAML). Here, you will build upon your current understanding by digging into the WPF control set. We begin this chapter with a survey of the intrinsic WPF controls, followed by an examination of two important control-related WPF topics: dependency properties and routed events.
Once you have been exposed to the core programming model, the remainder of this chapter will illustrate several interesting ways to use WPF controls within your applications. For example, you will learn how to organize controls ...