22 September 2010
Stephane did great work by developing this controls early on when we weren’t able to get the official controls out to developers, and I know it really helped a lot of people design their early application prototypes and scenarios.
The programming and declarative markup is pretty similar, so transition should be easy.
Reasons to use the official controls now:
I want to thank Stephane for providing this guide, plus building the controls, it’s encouraging seeing members of the community helping out with building great experiences, sharing their knowledge, and I’m happy that the transition here has been pretty easy.
Jeff Wilcox is a Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft in the Open Source Programs Office, helping Microsoft scale to 15,000+ engineers using, contributing to and releasing open source.