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Peter Moore - Chicago12-Apr-18 23:42
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Kirk Wood13-Apr-18 5:59
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Your first line is why I wouldn't consider it even though I could do what you need. Here is how I see it:

1) One doesn't need five years to understand WPF and MVVM, a couple is plenty for most things. And if your stuff is so esoteric as to need that many specifically in that area I would take a pass unless the esoteric area really appealed to me.

2) Desktop programming is on the decline. Until I am nearing retirement I would prefer to avoid closing technologies.

3) The mention of Windows Forms further makes it look like dead end technology.

So I would recommend that you instead look for five years experience in the C# with a solid background in XAML. And, be sure to mention that your company is looking to move toward expanding and that the developer won't be stuck with this as long as she/he stays with your company.

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