Accelerated Silverlight 2 (Accelerated) by Jeff Scanlon

By Jeff Scanlon

Silverlight 2 is a brand new internet improvement know-how from Microsoft that's already inflicting large waves in the improvement neighborhood. it's the average successor to Ajax and ASP.NET AJAX-style functions and gives a method for web-pages to supply the seamless and wealthy consumer adventure that's at the moment in simple terms on hand from desktop-based functions. development at the confirmed strategy of Apress’ sped up C# and sped up VB titles this booklet presents readers with a fast-track to getting to know this know-how through construction at the talents that skilled .NET builders have already got already obtained. In a tightly packed five-hundred pages readers may be proven every little thing they should recognize to develop into educated in Silverlight 2 improvement.

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This class extends the layout support, introduces object lifetime events (such as when a FrameworkElement is loaded), and provides data binding support. This class forms the direct base of Panel and Control, the base classes for object positioning support and most controls. Its methods are shown in Table 3-5. 41 42 CHAPTER 3 ■ CREATING USER INTERFACES Table 3-5. FrameworkElement Class Method Description FindName Searches the object tree, both up and down relative to the current FrameworkElement, for the object with the specified name (x:Name in XAML).

For an XML reader/writer/parser). Controls: Provides many more useful controls, including Button, CheckBox, and ListBox. Windows assembly has the control framework along with the layout controls and basic controls, and this assembly extends the control set of Silverlight. Controls namespace. So far, you have seen several user interfaces created in XAML. Each XAML file has a corresponding code-behind file; however, there is a third file that we have not yet discussed explicitly. cs file. This is a generated file based on the XAML.

This only uses the alpha component of a brush. Do not use a video brush for this property due to lack of an alpha component. RenderSize Size Indicates the actual size of the UIElement after it has passed through the layout system. RenderTransform Transform Applies a transform to the rendering position of this UIElement. The default rendering offset is (0,0)—the top left of the UIElement. RenderTransformOrigin Point Gets or sets the render transform origin. Defaults to (0,0) if not specified. This can be used to translate the UIElement.

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