Looks like Orcas is planned for this year, but as with any Microsoft product, it could slip 😦 Orcas is viewed by some banks as the date at which they will push into the WPF world. Any slippage on the Orcas release could therefore be expensive in terms of external client applications – where a “great business experience” is a necessity.
May 2007 MSDN Magazine articles of interest:
- Got Game?
- Customizing Controls For Windows Presentation Foundation
- CLR Inside Out
- WCF Transaction Propagation