Mike Harsh talks about WPF/E on Channel 9

If you were at MIX’06 or the last PDC, you have probably heard of WPF/E (or WPF/Everywhere), which is a technology to support rendering a subset of XAML cross-platform and cross-browser. Well, here’s your chance to find out more about it – Mike Harsh gives a great overview and then walks through some sample code in…

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Windows Forms and Avalon roadmap

If I am planning to write a Windows client application in the coming months, what technology should I target – Windows Forms or Avalon? This is a question that comes up every so often and results in a lengthy debate, but no clear conclusion. In an attempt to clarify, John Montgomery has posted a set of…

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More on WinForms and Longhorn

I posted sometime back about WinForms and Longhorn/Avalon and what the migration path is going to look like. Chris Sells has posted a link to a book that has a chapter dedicated to this topic. Note especially that the programming models introduced in Whidbey for things like Client Settings (see my earlier description) and deployment (ClickOnce) will continue to be used in the…

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Windows Forms and Longhorn

It appears many PDC attendees seem to have questions like: WinFX is wonderful and all that, but do you guys have anything I can use before the Longhorn timeframe? Hey, I just moved to .NET and started writing Windows Forms apps. Are you telling me this stuff is going to be obsolete? BradA has addressed these questions…

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Finally!

With the first day of the PDC drawing to a close, there is a bunch of information being made available publicly about Windows Longhorn and Visual Studio/.Net Framework Whidbey. Hopefully, everybody can now see why people at Microsoft seem to be so excited about these products 🙂 I can’t wait to start blogging about all the cool new features we…

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