Tom Servo wrote:
PerfectPhase wrote: There's xaml magic, it's knowing what's changed in the magic that seems to be the trick without the updated SDK.
Uh, like, details please?
Oh, hum, I downloaded the link above installed that, saw it was the runtime only, then grabed the last winFX SDK installed that minus the runtime components and then just selected 'New Avalon project' from the new project menu (ignored security warnings about untrused build targets) and tinkered from there.
If you just want a project that compiles to get you started without the 444Mb SDK download try