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Custom Markup Extensions in Silverlight 5: Part 1

Posted by Mahadesh Mahalingappa Articles | Silverlight with C# August 20, 2011
In this article we are going to learn about the Custom Markup Extensions in Silverlight 5 .
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In this article we are going to learn about the Custom Markup Extensions in Silverlight 5 .

Created a new project SLCustomMarkup . Make sure that the Targeted Silverlight Version is Silverlight 5 .


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Create a class say FirstCME

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Lets start typing in the code . I implement the interface IMarkupExtension<T> here .

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Lets have a look at how the Interface ImarkupExtension<T> looks:

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Lets now add a TextBlock and bind the text of it to FirstCME Extension which we had created .

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The Silverlight parser creates a instance of FirstCME and assigns the value of the property to the Text of the TextBlock .

Now we are done . Lets give it a run :

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