# 201 - Silverlight - Learning how to use Behaviors

Date: 8/29/2011

Level: Beginner

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: Windows Phone 7 Silverlight

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This episode we are we are going to take a look at how to use and harness the power of Behaviors.

A Behavior in Silverlight is a way to extend an existing UI element in order to add additional state or actions to it. We can create these Behaviors and attach them to pretty much any UI element you could hope for.
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