After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Understand the benefits of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) over traditional Windows user interfaces.
Create an XAML-based browser application (XBAP) site.
Add WPF-based content to an ASP.NET site.
The last 20 chapters demonstrate how ASP.NET makes Web development approachable by pushing most HTML rendering to the ASP.NET Control class and its descendents. In addition, the ASP.NET pipeline hides many of the details of a Web request so that you can focus on your part in development. The next few chapters show alternative paths for producing content for the end user, including information on ASP.NET support for AJAX, its implementation of the Model-View-Controller ...