Creating a behavior to set state changes

With Behavior, we can add functionality to controls without having to subclass them. With behaviors, we can also create a more reusable code than we could if we subclassed a control. The more specific the Behavior we create, the more reusable it will be. For example, a Behavior that inherits from Behavior<View> could be used on all controls, but a Behavior that inherits from a Button can only be used for buttons. Because of this, we always want to create behaviors with a less specific base class.

When we create a Behavior, we need to override two methods: OnAttached and OnDetachingFrom. It is really important to remove event listeners in the OnDeattached method if we have added them in the OnAttached ...

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