The three color brushes are
RadialGradientBrush. The last one is WPF- and Silverlight-specific. These brushes sound straightforward, but they are more flexible than most people realize.
SolidColorBrush, used implicitly throughout this book, fills the target area with a single color. It has a simple
Color property of type
Color exposes four
Byte properties (one per channel):
A for alpha,
R for red,
G for green, and
B for blue. Because of the syntax that treats strings such as “Blue” or “#FFFFFF” as
SolidColorBrushes, they are indistinguishable from their underlying
Color in XAML. In fact, color strings can take one of three different forms in XAML:
A name, like ...