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WPF Recipes in C# 2008: A Problem-Solution Approach by Sam Noble, Sam Bourton, Allen Jones

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Chapter 13. Migrating and Windows Forms Interoperability

Having learned how to create user interfaces in WPF, it would be fantastic to never have to worry about "old" technologies anymore. However, the reality is that most applications will not be completely rewritten just to take advantage of WPF. Many organizations with existing applications built using older UI technologies such as Windows Forms will opt to use WPF only for certain elements of their UI where it gives them specific advantages. Even if an organization does decide to adopt WPF totally, they aren't likely to stage any migration of existing applications.

In addition, given the amount of time and effort spent developing Windows Forms controls over the years, for some time you may ...

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