In this chapter:
As discussed in Chapter 1, you can use XAML with three types of applications:
Rich and interactive Windows applications using WPF
Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) and Windows Mobile applications using Silverlight
Workflow activities using Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) 4.0
This is the first of eight chapters that take a deep dive into XAML and how it integrates with the .NET Framework to help you develop loosely coupled applications.
This chapter provides a detailed walkthrough of XAML basics—the key information you need to know to create visuals for the user interfaces of XAML-driven applications.