Silverlight 4 vs Flex 4: Templating / Skinning controls

added by alexb
7/5/2010 1:28:33 AM

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With both Silverlight 4 and Flex 4 you have the ability to completely change the look of a control, without subclassing it, while leaving it's functionality intact. This process is called “Templating” in Silverlight and is called “Skinning” in Flex. With this article I’ll show you how similar both technologies have become, but we’ll also see in which technology templating / skinning is easier.