"Acrylic relates to Windows Vista and it is a technology for the creation of rich applications and user interfaces," said Forest Key, group product manager for the technology. Acrylic also re-lates to the Windows Presentation Foundation, formerly codenamed Avalon, and "gives devel-opers capabilities to build compelling applications. There is a need for tools to target XAML [Microsoft’s Extensible Application Markup Language] for presentation of compelling applica-tions. Acrylic is a design tool to target XAML."
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