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Introduction to Control Templating in Silverlight

This post is part of a series called Silverlight for Beginners.
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One of Silverlight's most powerful features is that the built-in controls have a look-and-feel that comes from a template. These templates can be replaced to provide completely different visuals onto a control which still behaves the same way. In this video we'll use Expression Blend to replace the look and feel of a simple control, see how the control still functions correctly, then how we can set up the different visual states and transitions.

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Mike Taulty Microsoft (UK): http://mtaulty.com: mtaulty@microsoft.com: twitter.com/mtaulty