Friday, August 21, 2009

WPF Windows Application, WPF Browser Application and Silverlight Clarified

WPF is Microsoft's presentation technology which is based on XAML.
WPF Windows Application in long run will act as a replacement for Windows Forms.
It runs in fuly trusted environment.


WPF Browser Application
WPF Browser Application or XBAP as name suggest is browser based application. But the drawback is the that it required .net runtime present in the running machine.
It runs in partially trusted environment with limited access to system resources.

Silverlight is Microsoft's alternative to Flash like applications. It is based on plug in model.

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