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Winforms or WPF?

We are planning to create a reporting application using VB.Net, SQL 2012 and Crystal reports.

My question is should I be creating the application using WPF instead of traditional Winforms application? Would WPF have any compatibility issues with Crystal reports?

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Ricky66
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
WPF is more scalable (resolution wise) and a better technology rather than the dated winforms technology..  It does have a learning curve, maybe better to use the familiar winforms for now and then as you learn wpf integrate it into the next version.
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mlmccCommented:
What is the plan for Crystal?

Is this for in house use?

mlmcc
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Imran Javed ZiaConsultant Software Engineer - .NET ArchitectCommented:
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kevp75Commented:
Personally, It really depends on your preferences.  WPF is great for developing visually appealing applications, however, it comes at a performance price.

WinForms is great for high performance applications, however, it comes at the visual appearance price.

So, really...  the question is on you...  do you want/need your app to be as pretty as you can get it to be?  Or, would you rather it be a fast running application, but lack the prettiness?
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Ricky66Author Commented:
Thanks!
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