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XAML Developer Reference by Ashish Ghoda, Mamta Dalal

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The Microsoft .NET Framework

When it released XAML, Microsoft also provided a set of development and designer tools to use the capabilities of XAML and the .NET Framework during the design and development process, as shown in Figure 1-7.

Separation of the design and development processes.

Figure 1-7. Separation of the design and development processes.

The WPF platform enables separation of the visual appearance of the application from the actual implementation of the business logic. In addition to Visual Studio as a development tool, Microsoft introduced Expression Blend (part of Expression Studio). Expression Blend is a tool that designers can use to create custom user interfaces in XAML. Using Expression ...

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