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WPF Control Development Unleashed: Building Advanced User Experiences by Kevin Hoffman, Pavan Podila

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Chapter 1. The WPF Design Philosophy

Imagine that you are an architect who has been asked to build a house on an empty lot in a fairly well-established neighborhood. You take a look at the nearby buildings to make sure that the colors you use on the outside of your house don’t conflict with the aesthetics of the neighborhood. When you are done with your masterpiece of a new house, you stand back and marvel at what you’ve accomplished. It is a brilliant-looking four-story structure with huge open glass walls to afford the owners a great view of the surroundings. The rest of the house has many beautiful ...

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