If you are primarily building data/CRUD apps like the ones with DataWindow, you should look at Visual Studio LightSwitch http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff851953.aspx. There's a good video to watch a demo of it in action here - http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Cloud+Cover/Episode-55-Visual-Studio-LightSwitch-with-Jay-Schmelzer