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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Summary

This chapter began by providing an overview of the elements available in the Windows Phone FCL for XAML apps. It then focused on the three control types: ContentControls, ItemsControls, and RangeControls. It showed the various subclasses of these controls, accompanied with practical examples.

The chapter examined how ContentControls can host a single element and the differences between the various buttons such as the HyperlinkButton, RepeatButton, and ToggleButton. It also demonstrated how to bind CheckBox and RadioButton controls to viewmodel collections, and you saw how to bind to the ListBox.SelectedItems property, which is not readily achievable with the Windows Phone SDK out-of-the-box.

Finally, the chapter explored the RangeBase ...

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