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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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The Last Word

In this chapter, you took a close look at the WPF navigation model. You learned how to build pages, host them in different containers, and use WPF navigation to move from one page to the next.

You also delved into the XBAP model that allows you to create a web-style WPF application that runs in a browser. Because XBAPs still require the .NET Framework, they won't replace the existing web applications and Flash games that we all know and love. However, they just might provide an alternate way to deliver rich content and graphics to Windows users. For example, one could imagine that a company like Microsoft could create an alternate interface to a popular web-based application like Hotmail using an XBAP. To program an XBAP successfully, ...

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