#51 – Resources

In WPF and Silverlight, the term resource generally refers to .NET objects or values that are to be used in multiple places.  Resources are a basic mechanism for reuse in Silverlight and WPF.

Resources are stored in resource dictionaries–collections of resource objects indexed by their keys (typically string-valued keys).

Resources generally represent objects like: styles, templates, brushes and colors.  They can also represent storyboards, transforms, or 3D matrices.

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  1. Pingback: #550 – Converting a Brush into a Resource in Blend « 2,000 Things You Should Know About WPF

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