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Prior to my forced Frown | :( retirement, I was working in a mental health care setting with a very limited budget. Third-party controls were out of the question, unless they were free and available with source code. This meant that, if I wanted a nonstandard control, I usually had to create it. With WinForms, this was a continuing pain.


With WPF, much of the needed functionality was built in via data bindings. I could often do things with an existing control using a data binding and a few lines of code in a backend module that would have required a whole separate project to create a new control in WinForms.


My boss at the time did not favor my approach, but as the sole programmer Java | [Coffee] and an ever increasing list of new code to be written and older code to maintain, coding speed was important.

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