Design is Inevitable “ Questions about whether design is necessary or affordable are quite beside the point: design is inevitable . The alternative to good design is bad design , not no design at all.” Douglas Martin designer
- Rich, mature control set - TextBox, Checkbox, ComboBox, Border, MediaElement - Animation, triggers, timelines - Styles and embedded resources - Layout panels - Databinding - 2D, 3D and imaging - ClearType and antialiasing - Interoperability - Document services
Property Engine Input / Eventing System .NET Framework 2.0 Desktop Windows Manager Media Integration Layer DirectX Windows Vista Display Driver (LDDM) Windows Media Foundation Composition Engine Print Spooler Managed Unmanaged Application Services Deployment Services Databinding USER INTERFACE SERVICES XAML Accessibility Property System Input & Eventing BASE SERVICES DOCUMENT SERVICES Packaging Services XPS Documents Animation 2D 3D Audio Imaging Text Video Effects Composition Engine MEDIA INTEGRATION LAYER Controls Layout Windows Presentation Foundation XPS Viewer
Demo: A Walk Through WPF Development in Expression Blend 2 and Visual Studio 2008
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