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Is WPF catching on?

So, WPF has been around for five years now, as (one reason) an alternative to WinForms for generating desktop applications with more visual appeal.  

My question is, is it catching on?  Last I checked a few years ago you could implement some niftier animation and visual tricks, but it was obviously way behind winforms in terms of ease of development, IDE, documentation etc.  I figured if WPF becomes a popular alternative to winforms, then WPF would close the gap relatively quickly.

My question is, is this happening?  Does anyone have any data points on whether significant numbers of developers are using WPF vice WinForms; i.e., is WPF the future?    Or will WinForms continue to dominate until they come up with something completely new in the coming years?

Thanks for any data points.
 
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XAML is very important in Win8 so its definitely picking up but I think in winforms vs wpf, winforms is still on top.

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Any data on that?  Sales, users, your organization has switched over, etc etc.

Also would you bet that wpf overtakes winforms, or will they both be trumped. At this point the answer must be very clear to industry insiders (of which I am not one).
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Microsoft is pushing for a totally different thing in win8. My personal opinion is winforms will still be leader for some time. I do not have any data though.

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Do you have any keywords or links for the new thing?
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The Metro style apps.
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Visual Studio 2010 is partly written in WPF  = )

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