Chapter 5. Content Controls, Items Controls, and Range Controls

In This Chapter

Element alignment effects on sizing

Using buttons

Data binding CheckBoxes and RadioButtons to viewmodel collections

Binding to the ListBox.SelectedItems property

Using a BackgroundWorker to update a progress bar asynchronously

Understanding implicit ListBoxItems

Silverlight for Windows Phone provides an extraordinarily diverse and rich set of controls, from layout to media controls, form elements suitable for line of business applications, to even multiscale image support (a.k.a. Deep Zoom). This was made possible by leveraging the existing controls and platform maturity of Silverlight for the browser.

Yet, bringing Silverlight to the phone was no mean ...

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