WPF is big on animation and includes a vast array of objects to help you get your application looking and feeling as slick as possible. A great deal of work is done for you, the developer, saving you time and headaches and greatly speeding up the whole process. This means that more and more applications will be able to include savvy animations with ease, increasing the user experience quality and also looking cool. With careful design and planning, animation can really bring an application to life; although use too much animation, and the performance of your application may suffer.
The recipes in this chapter describe how to: