NET FX 3.5 B2 Released! What’s new in WPF?

Get it here!  The WPF team is very excited about this release because we’ve been able to follow-up on a handful of issues we heard from you so soon after the release of our V1 in NET FX 3.0.  Below, you’d find a quick summary of some of the work that you’ll see in NET FX 3.5 B2 related to WPF in addition to general bug fixing; it’s not all inclusive but it represents a pretty good chunk.

  • UIElement3D, a 3D element which supports UIElement-type of platform behavior including layout, databinding, and input.

  • Indic Script support in 14 different languages!

  • IDataErrorInfo support

  • Smoother Animations

  • Handful of performance fixes across the platform

  • More granular debugging spew control in databindings

  • Firefox Plug-in for XBAP’s/ClickOnce apps

  • File extension support for ClickOnce applications. 

  • RichTextBox extensibility allows greater control of non-text content for allowing interactive, embedded elements like hyperlinks. 

  • Several IME fixes

  • TextSelection exposed on DocumentViewer FlowDocumentReader, FlowDocumentScollViewer & SinglePageViewer*.

  • WPF Support for the CLR AddIn model

  • And more!

*Correction on 10/23/07

Comments (2)

  1. Get it here ! The WPF team is very excited about this release because we've been able to follow-up

  2. Here’s a roundup of some links to great blogs and articles about the new stuff coming soon in "Orcas".

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