# 202 - Silverlight - Learning how to use Value Converters

Date: 9/9/2011

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 Value Converters.

A Value Converter (IValueConverter) allows for you to perform custom logic during Bind time in XAML based applications. With a value converter you can implement pretty much any type of complex logic you want (bool to visibility, changing styles, etc) at runtime and have this logic extracted away in a stand alone class.
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