Comparison of Silverlight vs. WPF Web App (xbap) vs. WPF ClickOnce

Silverlight

WPF Web App (xbap)

WPF Click once

PROS:

   
Better control of users. Better access to low level parts of the computer

Better access to low level parts of the computer

Cross browser

CPU usage is local, so you rarely have CPU load issues.

CPU usage is local, so you rarely have CPU load issues.

You can update all your users apps easily.

Not dependent of the net.
Can work offline

Not dependent of the net.
Can work offline

Doesn’t require full framework. No downtime for maintenance. No downtime for maintenance.
    Multiple windows

CONS:

   

Has less functionality compared with full WPF

Requires full framework

Requires full framework

Single window

Single browser

Takes time to install harder to install.

Can’t interact with client’s file system etc

Can’t interact with client’s file system etc

 

 

– Ananth Ramasamy Meenachi www.msarm.com

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