In This Chapter
Let’s continue our exploration of Silverlight elements. After discovering the features of panels and shapes, we now talk about controls.
When Silverlight 1 was released, it didn’t include any controls except the most simple one:
TextBlock. To build a
Button or any other interactive control, you had to use shapes and handle the mouse events. This is the reason why Silverlight video players shipped with Expression Blend are not using any controls (except, ...