Building a Simple Ribbon Application in WPF

The simplest way to get started is to use the WPF Ribbon Application project template.


If you are not able to run VS 2010 then use the following steps.

  • Install Microsoft Ribbon for WPF
  • Launch the attached project using VS 2008
  • Fixup the references to RibbonControlsLibrary.dll and Microsoft.Windows.Shell.dll to point to their install location under the program files path.
  • Build and run the project

Read next post to learn to add more content to this simple Ribbon application.