Using the Navigation Framework


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Using the Navigation Framework

Multi-screen applications present a challenge for the designer. What is the best way to move the user from screen to screen? For better or worse, the browser has changed the way users think about applications. The back button is ingrained in the global mindset. Since Silverlight apps run in the browser, you might consider implementing a back button navigation scheme to meet user expectations. One of the problems with rich application frameworks like Flash or Silverlight is that even though they live in a web page, they are not HTML pages. The downside of this fact is if you create a Silverlight application with many pages, there isn't an easy way to remember your location and the URL.

This makes it hard to link the content within your application. To solve this problem, use this Silverlight navigation framework. It provides a rich set of navigation tools like forward/back navigation, navigation history, deep linking, and URI mapping. There are two key parts of the navigation framew...

Using the Navigation Framework
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Using the Navigation Framework provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 5 Essential Training

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Developer
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