Remember the control model in Silverlight 2 Beta 1?  It wasn’t great.  Today, we bring you the inside story of how we got the Visual State Manager.  The VSM makes our lives much easier, and the idea for it came from an interesting place: It came from the people actually implementing controls.

In today’s episode:

  • Shawn Burke talks about lessons for building controls in Silverlight and how the Visual State Manager came into being.

justin-angel Justin Angel

shawn_burke Shawn Burke

A huge thanks to Justin who arranged this interview.