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Create the Next-Generation User Experience With WPF

See how Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) includes support for advanced typography and layout, rich-media integration, and vector and 3D graphics.

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Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), formerly code-named "Avalon," is Microsoft's new graphical presentation technology exposed through WinFX APIs. WPF includes support for advanced typography and layout, rich-media integration, and vector and 3D graphics. It also allows you to create next-generation user experiences that can extend from the browser to the desktop. In this developer overview of WPF, you will see how to create richer user interfaces for your applications, whether you're building them for desktop applications or the Web.

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