Chapter 2. The Diverse Visual Class Structure

In the first chapter, we talked about how the construction of a framework like WPF is much like the construction of a house. If you don’t know why certain things are built the way they are, you are likely to use them improperly and break something.

This chapter is all about the tools you use when building your house. Every craftsman (including programmers!) knows that picking the right tool for the job is essential to the success of the project. If you use a tool that has too much power, you’re likely to break something or punch a hole through a wall. Go with something that doesn’t have enough power and you won’t be able to get the job done either. ...

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