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What’s new in WPF in .NET 3.5?

This is the first list I’ve seen that covers the new features being added to WPF in .NET 3.5. Top three things that stand out to me:

  1. Binding support for LINQ based data sources
  2. UIElement3D – adds support for input and focus events to 3D elements (finally, no more hand crafting!)
  3. Viewport2DVisual3D – enables you to paint 3D surfaces with interactive 2D elements. This was a sorely missed feature from 3.0 that appeared as an open source project later and has now been folded into the actual WPF API as a first class citizen.

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