Longhorn's Avalon interface is built using XAML
, departing from tradition by separating interface logic from business logic.
While Corey had worked with XAML
prior to My Health Assistant, most of it was on a much simpler level.
(Extensible Application Mark-up Language pronounced 'ZAML') is part of the Microsoft Avalon development framework in Windows 2006 (Longhorn).
Developers will be able to access its capabilities through the XAML
(Extensible Application Markup Language) as well as through object orientated languages such as C#.
It supports reading MS Project Template (MPT) files as well as allows exporting project data to HTML, BMP, PNG, JPEG, PDF, TIFF, XPS, XAML
and SVG formats.
No knowledge of Silverlight or XAML
Chapters cover topics including XAML
, creating user interfaces, working with data and media, animation, security, and packaging and deploying Silverlight applications.
ECIS said Microsoft's XAML
markup language, which will be dependent on Windows, is set to replace HTML, and claimed the OOXML 'open XML' platform file format is intended to run seamlessly only on the Microsoft Office platform.
An XPS document consists of structured XML which is a subset of XAML
Each chapter covers a handful of related features and provides sample applications and C# and XAML