Using Silverlight Brushes and Transforms

Although you might think you can get by without learning much about brushes and transforms, when building Silverlight applications, these topics can be of great importance. Learn to work with solid, gradient, and image brushes; add transparency effects, including opacity mask. Investigate built-in transforms, and add a simple reflection effect using opacity mask and transforms. You'll learn important skills in this beginning session covering both brushes and transforms.

Recorded: 4/6/2011


Ken Getz

Ken Getz is a featured instructor for several of our Visual Studio courses. He is a Visual Basic and Visual C# expert and has been recognized multiple times as a Microsoft MVP. Ken is a seasoned instructor, successful consultant, and the author or co-author of several best-selling books. He is a frequent speaker at technical conferences like Tech-Ed, VSLive, and DevConnections and he has written for several of the industry's most-respected publications including Visual Studio Magazine, CoDe Magazine, and MSDN Magazine.