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MCTS: Microsoft Silverlight 4 Development (70-506) Certification Guide by Johnny Tordgeman

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Chapter 7. Structuring Applications

So far, we have covered topics that discuss how to build Silverlight applications. In this chapter we are going to put it aside for a bit and take a look at how to make our code look better and behave better. We will discuss how to utilize sample data while using binding, how to arrange styles in a smart way using resource dictionaries, how to localize an application, and finish off with how to handle events at the application level.

In this chapter we will cover the following topics:

  • Creating and consuming resource dictionaries
  • Implementing localization and globalization
  • Handling application-level events

Creating and consuming resource dictionaries

When we discussed styles in Chapter 3, Enhancing the User Interface ...

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