WPF

What’s new in WPF 4.0


WPF 4.0 has some very good and my favorite features included. I am going to list out new features in this article.

Visual Studio 2010
WPF Tracing Support
WPF Designer

Text
New Text Rendering Stack
ClearTypeHint
Selection and Caret Customization
Custom Dictionaries API

Graphics
Layout Rounding
Cached Composition
Pixel Shader 3
New Pixel Shader APIs
Easing Functions
Removal of legacy bitmap effects

Controls
DataGrid
Calendar
DatePicker

Binding
Binding Commands on InputBinding
Bind to Dynamic Objects
Bindable Text Run

Styling and Templating
Visual State Manager

Windows 7
Multi-Touch and Manipulation
Integration with the Shell and Taskbar

General
Client Profile
Managed Extensibility Framework
Parallel Computing
XBAP Script Access

To get details on each new feature, please read http://10rem.net/blog/2010/04/12/wpf-4-release-a-guide-to-the-new-features.

Thanks

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