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Posted by: Sean Cullinan 2/24/2011 11:53 AM

I was just sent some good links about WPF, its future, and complaints about its performance.

First a great article about the WPF rendering pipeline that illustrates its inefficiencies: http://jeremiahmorrill.com/2011/02/14/a-critical-deep-dive-into-the-wpf-rendering-system/

http://www.fixwpf.org/ is a site created by Scott Barnes who is the former Rich Platforms Mangager at Microsoft.

In our work we are constantly fighting to make WPF render faster and with clearer text.  It is heartening to hear that we aren't simply "doing it wrong," and that others are having the same issues.  While WPF has seemed to lose steam at Microsoft, it is still the technology one would use to create UI's for Windows Desktop Applications.  As such, it seems ridiculous for Microsoft to stop making continuous improvements to it.

How has WPF performed for you?  Please share your thoughts on the comments section

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