Chapter 6. Application and Utilities

After reading about Components, events, layouts, and style, you must be saying to yourself, “Self, what else could there possibly be to learn about ThinWire?” Of course, you’ll never learn anything new by asking yourself for information, but we can deal with those issues later. This chapter discusses the remaining pieces to the ThinWire framework: the Application class, the Grid, ImageInfo, and the XML Object Definition (XOD) domain language.


The Application class represents the instance of the ThinWire application. It provides you with access to applicationwide features. Some features are essentially utility methods that are provided as static members of the Application class so that you, the ...

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