Silverlight Password Strength Checker – Part 1 of 3 - by Chaitanya Venneti (@Chaitanya_VRK)
In this 3 part series, we are going to learn how to create a custom control, the parts and states of custom control and skinning. We will create a simple password strength checker, which will tell how strong your password is. In part 1, we will see how to create a fully usable custom control.
A Custom Control is same as any other User Control except the fact that it comes with the power of editable Styles and Templates. For more details, see Control Customization on MSDN.
You Will Learn:
- What is a Silverlight Class Library
- How to create a Custom Control using a Class Library
- How to create properties that can be accessed both from Xaml and code-behind
Before going further, let’s have a look at what we are going to create.
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