Depending on your age and experience as a .NET developer, you might or might not be familiar with the technology known as Windows Forms. Windows Forms, or WinForms, was introduced together with .NET 1.0 in 2002. It was the first desktop UI technology for .NET.
We’re now 16 (!) years later, and WinForms runs on the latest version of the .NET Framework (currently 4.7.2) and .NET Core (currently 2.1). But because it’s so old, has been succeeded by WPF and UWP, and only runs on Windows, many assume WinForms is dead.
And while it certainly has some wrinkles on its face, it’s not just dead yet.
Don’t believe me? Keep reading.