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Silverlight 4 in Action by Pete Brown

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Chapter 2. Core XAML

Before the sibling inventions of WPF and Silverlight, individual programming languages and platforms had a variety of ways of specifying the user interface (UI). Most of them touted the concept of separating the UI from the implementation code. In some cases, such as on the web with HTML and CSS, the representation of the UI was theoretically separated from its underlying implementation but not truly so until tried and true patterns, such as Model-View-Controller ...

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