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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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Interacting with Windows Forms

In an ideal world, once developers master a new technology such as WPF they'd leave the previous framework behind. Everything would be written using the latest, most capable toolkit, and no one would ever worry about legacy code. Of course, this ideal world is nothing like the real world, and there are two reasons why most WPF developers will need to interact with the Windows Forms platform at some point: to leverage existing code investments and to compensate for missing features in WPF.

In this chapter, you'll look at different strategies for integrating Windows Forms and WPF content. You'll consider how to use both types of windows in a single application, and you'll explore the more impressive trick of mixing ...

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