What are Markup Extensions in XAML?

Published on November 1, 2013 by Senthil Kumar

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If you are working on XAML specially when developing the UI in Windows Phone 8 or Windows 8 App, you would have come across this term.

What are Markup Extensions in XAML?

Markup extensions are the expressions that is surrounded by the curly brackets in XAML. The mark-up extensions are generally used to bind the data or for the resources

An example of the Markup Extensions in XAML is the FontFamily attribute.

FontFamily="{StaticResource PhoneFontFamilyNormal}

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