One of the criticisms levelled at Silverlight 1 was it lack of controls, such as buttons, checkboxes and the like. Not only has Silverlight 2 addressed this, but the power of XAML
now really shows itself. Using XAML, it is possible to easily
re-skin those controls to give them radically different appearances.
Corrina Barber has put together three very different looking examples – complete with source – to show just how easy it is to make radical changes. Click on the images below to play with the live demos (requires Silverlight 2 beta to be installed on your browser), or go to Corrina’s page to access the source.
The “Bubbly” skin
The “Red” skin
The “Flat” skin
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