Chapter 25. Working with images


This chapter covers
  • Working with images
  • Creating images on the fly
  • Deep Zoom
  • Stretching content


Images are used on web pages all across the internet. They’re used in the form of application icons, corporate logos, and photos of you and your friends. It’s been quite a while since I’ve seen even a regular forms-over-data application that didn’t have images in the UI somewhere. Obviously, bitmap-based images have become a mainstay of application design.

Naturally, Silverlight includes mechanisms for displaying this content through the Image element and the MultiScaleImage control.

In addition to displaying images, Silverlight includes the powerful ability to create images from scratch or from other elements ...

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