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Windows Presentation Foundation

Hi,

What is the relationship between WPF and ASP.NET ?

Is that WPF going to replace WinForm based desktop applications? But for web
application, it is a different story?
I am going to develop a web project, ocz I'd like it to be supported by most
web brewers. I know asp.net render basic html of client side, so it is not a
problem. But will WPF .xbap file be as popular? And is it just a client
technology? If so, how can it interactive with ASP.NET?
And are there WPF newsgroup?

Thanks!
Ryan
Jun 27 '08 #1
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"xbap" is WPF, so is windows. If you want compatibility, you should be
looking at Silverlight 2.0, or "xap" (i.e. it creates a .xap file);
Silverlight can interact with a hosting html page (for interaction
with ASP.NET), and works on a range of browsers and platforms *if*
they have the plugin.

I don't believe winform is under any immediate threat of disappearing
due to WPF; WPF is simply another available tool for jobs where Win32
controls aren't going to be enough.

Marc
Jun 27 '08 #2

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