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Silverlight 2 Unleashed by Laurent Bugnion

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Chapter 3 Playing with XAML Transforms and Animations

In This Chapter

Transforming Visuals

Types of Transforms

Composing Transforms

Creating a Basic Animation

Understanding the Animation’s Elements

Adding a Scale Animation

Using Other Types of Animations

Deploying the Scene to a Web Page

Probably the most exciting feature of Silverlight is the ability to transform and animate visual elements with XAML alone, without writing one line of C# code-behind. In this chapter, we build on the knowledge gained in the previous chapter and learn new constructs to enhance our Silverlight XAML applications.

Transforming Visuals

Silverlight and WPF provide a powerful way to modify the appearance of an element using transforms. More specifically, the transforms ...

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