Billy Hollis provides a virtual walkthrough of Microsoft's rich client user interface framework formerly codenamed Avalon and now known as Windows Presentation Foundation. Billy begins with the WPF application model and XAML language then discusses controls and containers in depth.Billy finishes with a discussion of when and where to use WPF while pointing out best practices throughout.
Billy Hollis is co-author of the first book ever published on Visual Basic. NET. He writes a monthly column for MSDN Online, and is heavily involved in training, consultation, and software development on the Microsoft .NET platform, focusing on smart-client development and commercial packages. He frequently speaks at industry conferences such as Microsoft's PDC, TechEd, and Comdex.