Last Updated: Monday 19th February
The following are a compilation of great samples and demos of applications using the latest technologies from Microsoft. Inspired by a) I wanted such a list myself and b) Tim was already doing a lot of the heavy lifting!
I know I have lots missing – please add a comment if you know of .NET 3.0/Vistal Samples/Real World Applications
Real World UK Applications – you can use today!
- British Library “Turn the Pages” – XBAP, WPF. My post and Tims.
- ITN News Sidebar and Stand Alone Player – XBAP, Sidebar, WPF. My post
- Wikipedia WPF Exporer from DotNetSolutions. Download from here.
- UMusic Sidebar Gadget (Beta as of 13/1/06) http://blogs.msdn.com/ericnel/archive/2007/02/12/another-vista-sidebar-gadget-umusic.aspx
Real World Applications – you can use today!
- Tim is writing up many of the launch applications – check out Tims blog.
- Yahoo Vista Messenger – coming soon
- http://www.ibloks.com/ – WPF application for sharing media
- World Weather http://weathernews.com/wpfglobal.xbap
- Soma is writing up launch applications – Applications from Japan at http://blogs.msdn.com/somasegar/archive/2007/02/10/wpf-real-world-apps-for-windows-vista-part-2.aspx
Samples with Code
- www.dinnernow.net – Using .NET 3.0, Cardspace, Sidebar, IIS7, Linq, Virtual Earth etc – just about everything
- Windows SDK .NET Framework 3.0 Samples
- Windows SDK Vista Samples
- WCF Samples from NetFX3
- WF Samples from NetFX3
- WPF Samples from NetFX3
- CodePlex .NET Framework 3.0 Samples
- 2D/3D Chess http://blogs.msdn.com/ericnel/archive/2007/02/13/3d-chess-is-back-for-net-3-0.aspx
Videos of Applications
- “best of the best” created before the launch http://www.seewindowsvista.com/. Many are now publicly available applications.
The “better list than this” list
Pleased to say a much more complete list is now appearing at https://channel9.msdn.com/wiki/default.aspx/WPF.ApplicationPortfolio – although I think some are not great examples of WPF…