WPF Commanding

WPF Commanding: The Basics

Commanding in WPF is unlike your traditional events in Winforms. Commands were primarily designed to be used at the application level, but they have become one of the most popular features among developers when it comes to UI programming (we tend to use them more than they should be). Commands enable the developer to define a task once and “attach” it multiple times without having to go through the traditional means which would require duplicating the code or even calling it in more than one place (This is the magic). WPF intrinsically provides 5 commands that you can use out of the box.

  1. ApplicationCommands
  2. ComponentCommands
  3. EditingCommands
  4. MediaCommands
  5. NavigationCommands

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