Chapter 4. Investigating Existing Controls

IN THIS CHAPTER, WE WILL:

• Review some controls that were discussed in Silverlight 2 Unleashed, and that are still present and useful in Silverlight 4.

• See what changes Silverlight 4 brought to existing controls.

• Talk about new controls added to the core Silverlight framework.

• Explore the Silverlight Toolkit, a collection of controls provided by Microsoft independently from the core Silverlight framework.

• List some points that you should check before purchasing controls from third-party vendors.

In Chapter 3, “Extending Your Application with Controls,” you saw how to create user controls and custom controls to extend your application with functionality. However, in many cases, you do not ...

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