What You’ll Learn in This Hour:
Different types of brushes
Using colors and brushes
Colors and brushes are at the core of WPF. You can find them in almost every part of the API. Thus far, we have been glossing over them, allowing you to understand them on a mostly intuitive level. However, we now examine them more fully to take further advantage of WPF’s powerful features.
We’ve been using colors from the very beginning of this book, but we first drew attention to them in Hour 14, “Resources and Styles,” when we introduced resources. Here’s what we showed:
<Color x:Key="lightBlueColor">#FF145E9D</Color> <Color x:Key="darkBlueColor">#FF022D51</Color> <Color x:Key="redColor">