## xaml’s job duties in a GUI app (in broad-strokes)

#1) lay out – the controls within a “container”. Lay out each sub-panel and sub-sub-pane. Lay out each leaf-node control in each panel.
** This is also html’s main job.
** strictly a Containment hierarchy, or “object tree”, good for xml
** containment hierarchy is needed for routed command and data context

# binding – command (+event handlers) to input controls
# binding – data binding to VM, with updates in both directions
# implicitly create instance fields (aka data members) of the code behind class
# style triggers

Which of these can be replaced with c# code? See other blog posts.

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