An Introduction to Avalon

Want to find out more about Avalon (Windows Presentation Foundation)? There’s a great writeup here on
MSDN which outlines the basics and shows some examples of how it can be used. Specifically,
WPF exposes the following set of services:

Base Services XAML, Property System, Input & Eventing, Accessibility
Media Services 2D, 3D, Audio, Video, Text, Imaging, Animation, Effects, Composition Engine
Document Services XPS Documents, Open Packaging Conventions
User Interface Services Application Services, Deployment, Controls, Layout, Data Binding

and is going to be the basis for Microsoft technologies going forward into the Vista
timeframe. Check
it out

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