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WPF 4 Unleashed by Adam Nathan

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Chapter 2. XAML Demystified

Throughout .NET technologies, XML is used to expose functionality in a transparent and declarative fashion. XAML, a dialect of XML, has been especially important since its introduction with the first version of WPF in 2006. It is often misunderstood to be just a way to specify user interfaces, much like HTML. By the end of this chapter, you will see that XAML is about much more than arranging controls on a computer screen.

In WPF and Silverlight, XAML ...

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