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Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 A Beginner’s Guide by Joe Mayo

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Appendix BIntroduction to XAML

XML Application Markup Language (XAML), pronounced “Zamel,” is an XML-based language for building user interfaces. You’ll find XAML being used in both Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight applications. WPF is for desktop application development, and Silverlight is for Web-based development. Both WPF and Silverlight have much in common through programming with XAML. Therefore, this Appendix provides an introduction to XAML and shows you how to perform layouts, which are common to both WPF and Silverlight. This Appendix can be useful before reading the WPF and Silverlight chapters so that you can get the most out of what is specific to each technology. For simplicity, I’ll demonstrate concepts by ...

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