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Silverlight 2 in Action, illustrated edition by Chad Campbell, John Stockton

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Chapter 4. Handling user interaction

This chapter covers
  • Mastering drag-and-drop implementations
  • Learning about the control library
  • Creating dialog boxes

Chapter 3 set the launchpad for your applications by covering the flexible layout model and text management features available in Silverlight. Considering all Silver-light elements must be bound within a layout panel and almost all applications include textual components, it only seemed natural to address those items right from the start. After layout and text, managing a user’s input probably comes in as a close second.

User input is a vital part of virtually every web application. Over the course of this chapter, you’ll learn how to collect this input. We’ll first discuss Silverlight’s ...

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