Jaime Rodriguez On Windows Phone, Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight and Windows 7
In a recent family trip, my brother-in-law hooked me up w/ a magazine for the long plane ride; it was Visual Studio Magazine with a "WPF Goes To Work" article in the cover. The article begins with a "Windows Presentation Foundation has been greatly underserved by Microsoft’s emphasis on glitz and glamour; learn how to take advantage of WPF in your everyday Windows business apps" ... Picture me sitting on a 4 hour plane ride, with that opener, I went through all the emotions ( in order):
Eventually, I decided all of these answers are partially right... so I scribbled my opinions on these topics
On all of the above, I need to disclaim a couple things:
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In July of this year, I changed the delivery platform for our new .NET product suite from ASP.NET to WPF. It took a while to sell this but in the end, WPF was favored by everyone and customers.
I'll dig up the paper I wrote and blog it soon. Josh told me to blog it months ago, guess I should have listened to him. Long term maintenance was a major factor in the decision. Beside, it's more fun being the tip of the spear!
BTW: we are adding editing support for all objects with real time image changing into Mole and will release after Christmas.
Have a wonderful Christam and best to you,
I forgot to tell you about this article I wrote.
It lists the reason why we chose WPF over ASP.NET as the platform for a very large project I'm working on.
Best to you,
I’ve been asked whether it is time to invest in WPF and Silverlight. What is the future of these platforms