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A Guide to Cleaner XAML with Custom Namespaces and Prefixes (WPF/Silverlight)

, 22 Sep 2010 Ms-PL
Clean up and manage your XAML references. This can be done using custom namespaces (scheme URLs) and custom prefixes.
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using System;
using System.Windows.Data;

namespace Sandworks.Silverlight.NoNamespaceExample.Converters
{
    public class DateConverter : IValueConverter
    {
        public object Convert(object value, Type targetType, object parameter, System.Globalization.CultureInfo culture)
        {
            if (value != null)
            {
                DateTime dt = DateTime.MinValue;
                if (DateTime.TryParse(value.ToString(), out dt))
                    return dt;
                else
                    return null;
            }
            else
                return null;
        }

        public object ConvertBack(object value, Type targetType, object parameter, System.Globalization.CultureInfo culture)
        {
            throw new NotImplementedException();
        }
    }
}

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Sandrino Di Mattia
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I'm a Technical Consultant at RealDolmen, one of the largest players on the Belgian IT market: http://www.realdolmen.com

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