WPF 4 Beta 1 Designer - Generating Master Detail Forms

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UPDATE: there's a new WPF Designer video showing the features added to Beta 2 now available. Check it out and let us know what you think!

Mark Wilson-Thomas demonstrates how the new WPF and Silverlight Designer in Visual Studio 2010 enables rapid application development for business applications.

The WPF and Silverlight Designer in .NET Framework 4 Beta 1 has been through some major reconstruction.  This is part 1 of a three part series.  Check out part 2 covering Styling Improvements and part 3 discussing the future of the Designer.

And Mark would like you to know he is not a WPF Program Manager as the title video implies, rather he is a PM on the WPF and Silverlight Designer team in Visual Studio.



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    That was an excellent video.   I'm absolutely in love with the databinding tool.    That was one of the biggest issues I had coming in to using WPF.

  • User profile image

    Thanks for the feedback Jerry, I'll make sure the team hears about it. Smiley

  • User profile image

    Hi Jerry

    Thanks very much for the feedback, we're glad we hit the right issue to help you!

    We would love to hear feedback from you and others if you get a chance to get your hands on the new tools in the Beta edition of Visual Studio 2010; use the forums at https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vswpfdesigner/threads to keep in touch, we read them regularly.


    Mark Wilson-Thomas

    Program Manager, WPF & Silverlight Designer Team, Visual Studio 


  • User profile image

    Hi Jeni

    The same Microsoft DataGrid control which you can find in the WPF Toolkit  for use on .NET 3.5 SP1 projects, is being incorporated into .NET 4.0.

    There has been a Microsoft-built DataGrid control in Silverlight since Silverlight 2.0

    Both will be on the default Toolbox for their respective project types in Visual Studio 2010.



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    Thanks for the post. 

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