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Pro WPF in C# 2008: Windows Presentation Foundation with .NET 3.5, Second Edition by Matthew MacDonald

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Assessing Interoperability

If you've spent the past few years programming in Windows Forms, you probably have more than a few applications and a library of custom code that you rely on. Currently, there's no tool to transform Windows Forms interfaces into similar WPF interfaces (and even if there were, such a tool would be only a starting point of a long and involved migration process). Of course, there's no need to transplant a Windows Forms application into the WPF environment—most of the time, you're better off keeping your application as is and moving to WPF for new projects. However, life isn't always that simple. You might decide that you want to add a WPF feature (such as an eye-catching 3-D animation) to an existing Windows Forms application. ...

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