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XAML Unleashed by Adam Nathan

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Summary

You have now seen the basic structure of XAML and how, in conjunction with an appropriate framework, XAML can used to specify user interfaces. Because of its general-purpose nature, XAML can be applied to just about any object-oriented technology if you really want it to be. Chapter 4, “Extending XAML,” shows some of this potential.

Most people understand the benefit of the declarative model provided by XAML, but some lament XML as the choice of format. The following are two common complaints and my attempt to debunk them:

Image “XML is too verbose to type!” Sure, almost nobody enjoys typing lots of XML, but that’s where tools come in. Tools ...

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