Create Modern Desktop Applications with Windows Presentation Foundation

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Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) in Visual Studio 2015 provides developers with a unified programming model for building modern line-of-business desktop applications on Windows.

Getting Started with WPF

Designing XAML in Visual Studio and Blend for Visual Studio

WPF in the latest versions of the .NET Framework remains essentially unchanged from version 4.0. The documentation for version 4.0 also applies to the current version:

Introduction to WPF

WPF in the .NET Framework