[Ironruby-core] How to run a XAML file?
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Fri Jul 24 11:38:40 EDT 2009
Shay Friedman wrote:
> I have a WPF xaml file and I'd like to execute it using IronRuby. I know
> I can use the System::Windows::Markup::XamlReader.parse method, but is
> there another way?
> Using the XamlReader class makes registering events, for example, kind
> of an irritating task.
Yes, there is a 'Wpf.rb' in your \Samples\Tutorial directory (This
should exist for you if you have a source copy, or the regular 0.6
This adds a number of helpers to make working with XAML easier.
I haven't looked at it extensively, but I'd say you can probably learn
what is doing by running the wpf tutorial in that dir, and following the
Look for the "load" methods associated with xaml to get an idea of what
helpers are added.
Also, if you are trying to do something simple, and the XAML is actually
getting in the way, Thibaut Barrère's "magic" looks to be a very nice
DSL for this:
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