Click here to Skip to main content
13,048,406 members (95,711 online)
Click here to Skip to main content


784 bookmarked
Posted 31 Mar 2007

A Guided Tour of WPF – Part 1 (XAML)

, 19 Apr 2007
A guided tour of the Windows Presentation Foundation, one feature at a time.
<!-- This resource dictionary contains the Style applied to each horse's race pit. -->
  <Style x:Key="RacePitBorderStyle" TargetType="Border">
      <LinearGradientBrush x:Key="RacePitBackgroundBrush" StartPoint="0.5,0" EndPoint="0.5,1">
        <GradientStop Color="#88000000" Offset="0.1" />
        <GradientStop Color="#CC000000" Offset="0.9" />
      <LinearGradientBrush x:Key="RacePitBorderBrush" StartPoint="0.5,0" EndPoint="0.5,1">
        <GradientStop Color="#18000000" Offset="0.1" />
        <GradientStop Color="#08000000" Offset="0.9" />

    <Setter Property="Background" Value="{StaticResource RacePitBackgroundBrush}" />
    <Setter Property="BorderBrush" Value="{StaticResource RacePitBorderBrush}" />
    <Setter Property="BorderThickness" Value="1" />
    <Setter Property="CornerRadius" Value="8" />
    <Setter Property="Margin" Value="2,4" />

By viewing downloads associated with this article you agree to the Terms of Service and the article's licence.

If a file you wish to view isn't highlighted, and is a text file (not binary), please let us know and we'll add colourisation support for it.


This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)


About the Author

Josh Smith
Software Developer (Senior) Black Pixel
United States United States
Josh creates software, for iOS and Windows.

He works at Black Pixel as a Senior Developer.

Read his iOS Programming for .NET Developers[^] book to learn how to write iPhone and iPad apps by leveraging your existing .NET skills.

Use his Master WPF[^] app on your iPhone to sharpen your WPF skills on the go.

Check out his Advanced MVVM[^] book.

Visit his WPF blog[^] or stop by his iOS blog[^].

See his website Josh Smith Digital[^].

You may also be interested in...

Permalink | Advertise | Privacy | Terms of Use | Mobile
Web01 | 2.8.170713.1 | Last Updated 19 Apr 2007
Article Copyright 2007 by Josh Smith
Everything else Copyright © CodeProject, 1999-2017
Layout: fixed | fluid