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Migrating a Sample WPF App to .NET Core 3 (Part 2)

In part 1 of this blog series, I began the process of porting a sample WPF app to .NET Core. In that post, I described the .NET Core migration process as having four steps: We previously went through the first two steps - reviewing the app and its dependencies (including NuGet dependencies and a .NET Portability Analyzer report), updating ...

Migrating a Sample WPF App to .NET Core 3 (Part 1)

Olia recently wrote a post about how to port a WinForms app from .NET Framework to .NET Core. Today, I'd like to follow that up by walking through the steps to migrate a sample WPF app to .NET Core 3. Many of these steps will be familiar from Olia's post, but I've tried to differentiate this one by including some additional common dependencies...

Help us help you! What desktop apps are you bringing to .NET Core 3.0?

Windows Desktop applications are coming to .NET Core. The recently released .NET Core 3.0 Preview 1 version includes WinForms and WPF support. To make .NET Core 3.0 viable for as many of you as possible, we have created a survey to understand the types of desktop applications you want to build with .NET Core. Based on the information you ...

Open Sourcing XAML Behaviors for WPF

Today, we are excited to announce that we are open sourcing XAML Behaviors for WPF. In the past, we open sourced XAML Behaviors for UWP which has been a great success and the Behaviors NuGet package has been downloaded over 500k times. One of the top community asks has been to support WPF in the same way. XAML Behaviors for WPF now ships as...

Are your Windows Forms and WPF applications ready for .NET Core 3.0?

Download Portability Analyzer (2.37 MB) At Build 2018 we announced that we are enabling Windows desktop applications (Windows Forms and Windows Presentation Framework (WPF)) with .NET Core 3.0. You will be able to run new and existing Windows desktop applications on .NET Core and enjoy all the benefits that .NET Core has to offer, such ...

Azure Blob Storage as a Network Drive

Many applications make use of a network drive to backup and store files. When I was in university I found myself constantly coding for fun, and one example took the form of a network share for my roommates to share files wrapped in a handy little app. Unfortunately, that particular app has long since been erased from whichever hard drive it ...
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.NET Framework 4.7.1 Accessibility and WPF Improvements

This post describes the new WPF and accessibility features and improvements in .NET Framework 4.7.1. You can try out these features by downloading the Developer Pack, described in the Welcome to the .NET Framework 4.7.1 Early Access blog post. Accessibility improvements .NET Framework 4.7.1 brings in a lot of accessibility improvements ...