Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 9th Aug 2008 19:19 UTC
Microsoft One of the common complaints regarding Microsoft is that the company has problems eating its own dog food. Even though it promoted Windows Presentation Foundation as the programming framework for building Windows and web applications, it so far failed to produce any significant WPF applications itself. None of Microsoft's major applications use WPF (Expression Design and Blend aren't major), which does not help in promoting it as the Next Big Thing. This may all change in the near future, as a small but extremely popular Microsoft application is about to make the switch to Windows Presentation Foundation: MSN Windows Live Messenger.
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by Manuma on Sun 10th Aug 2008 02:11 UTC in reply to "RE: ..."
Manuma
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2005-07-28

WPF is fully hardware accelerated witch means is faster than WinForms, the memory is pretty much the same or better since it uses video memory.

The benefits it has for the developer are great, I've used it and is a loooot easier than WinForms and a loooooooottttt more flexible,

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