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MCPD 70-518 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Windows® Applications Using Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 by Tony Northrup and Matthew A. Stoecker

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Objective 2.1: Choose the Appropriate Windows Technology

When creating applications for the desktop, today’s developer has two technologies to choose from: Windows Forms and WPF. Each technology provides its own set of advantages and drawbacks. In this section, you will learn the primary differences between the two technologies and how to decide which is most appropriate for your business situation.

Windows Forms

Windows Forms are the basis for most Microsoft Windows applications and can be configured to provide a variety of user interface (UI) options. The developer can create forms of various sizes and shapes ...

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