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WPF in Action with Visual Studio 2008 by Maxx Daymon, Arlen Feldman

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Chapter 19. Transition effects

This chapter covers:

  • Building a cleaner application
  • Using the Application object
  • Lots of spiffy transitions
  • Getting as close to a James-Bond-like life as we’re ever likely to

There’s an old, not very good, joke about a man talking to a genie. “Genie,” he says, “make me a sandwich.”

“Poof,” says the genie, “you’re a sandwich.”

As we said, it’s not a very good joke. Sometimes, though, working with WPF is like that. Unless you get your incantations exactly right, you suddenly find yourself looking out from between two slices of Wonder Bread, wondering what happened.

This chapter is about two things. First, it’s about adding some cool transition effects, such as fades and wipes, into your applications. Second, it’s ...

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