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Marc Clifton5-Feb-14 15:13
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_Maxxx_ wrote:
but out of interest, why not put it in the code behind?


1. It seems ridiculous to put the event wire-up in the code-behind when in my opinion, I would think XAML should be able to handle the wire-up declaratively.

2. I don't want the functionality in the Page's code-behind because I have functionality that is common to all pages but needs to be wired up to each button on the page.

3. It's ridiculous to me to write a code-behind handler in each page for each button that then calls some common code elsewhere -- why can't I just wire up the event in the XAML?

4. Clearly I can wire-up the event in the code-behind, why would I be restricted from doing exactly the same thing declaratively in the XAML?

So far, doing this one simple thing, it appears I have stumbled across a serious XAML inadequacy. Is that correct?

(And please, don't go on about MVVM and all that rot -- there are many scenarios where MVVM is not the right approach, and I happen to be dealing with one of them.)

Marc
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