WPF is for LOB – and we can even do RAD (WTF?)
Agreed – the WPF learning curve is steep, but once one figures out how the basics work, things tend to get amazingly easy. And of course, the emerging sets of toolkits dont’t hurt either.
Here’s another sample – a customer of mine needed a utility to maintain data in their web shop (MySql) and update the shop database based on external data. Here’s the result of about 1.5 days work, starting pretty much from scratch (click on thumbnail for the screenshot):
And once more, I have to say: LLBLGen ist a wonderful tool – setting up database mappings is a breeze, and the generated entities play very nice with WPF. Kudos to Frans Bourma for this one!