WPF Controls — Remote Desktop Performance Enhancements

WPF Team Blog
02 February 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses to regroup and reimagine the workplace (remote work is now a reality for many). Accordingly, the use of remote desktop has increased substantially and we’ve taken steps to ensure that our WPF products perform well when executed on remote devices.

Last year, we received feedback from some users about application slowdowns after multiple sign-out/sign-in operations. Addressing this issue was placed atop our priority list. In our v21.2 release cycle (and a subsequent v21.1.6 update) we updated our WPF theme cache engine to address this issue.

As you can see below, the change to our theme cache engine boosted performance quite substantially (we measured the difference in render time for our Outlook Inspired demo project):

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