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Beginning Silverlight 5 in C#, Fourth Edition by Robert Lair

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C H A P T E R  3

Layout Management in Silverlight

The previous chapter provided an overview of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, one of the primary tools used in developing Silverlight applications. In this chapter, you are going to start to dive into some Silverlight development by looking at the layout management controls.

As you learned, Silverlight applications consist of a number of Silverlight objects that are defined by XAML. Layout management involves describing the way that these objects are arranged in your application. Silverlight includes five layout management controls: Canvas, StackPanel, Grid, WrapPanel, and DockPanel. You will take a look at each of these in-depth. By the end of this chapter, you should have a good understanding ...

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