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Translate C# WPF Applications to HTLM5 with WPF.polymer Part II – Business Logic

Since more and more people show interest for this topic/posts and I just discovered a question on Stackoverflow mentioning this blog there is no more room for excuses – I owe you a second part. So I will just start and see how far I can come this time…

Last time, I showed you that XAML which is rendered into beautiful UIs is just a XML dialect and that we can use this knowledge to transform it into another XML representation: (X)HTML.

There was just one problem: our browser does not know about any WPF tags but instead speaks div, span, etc… But with Polymer to the rescue we were able to teach our browser how to read, simulate and render XAML. This allowed us to reuse our existing Desktop UI and display it in a modern browser.

But this was just a cool side effect and not what we really wanted. I promised you more: write code once and run it everywhere (smartphone, web, mac, linux)

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