WPF technology has the potential to revolutionize the visualization of data in the financial services industry and we went looking for the best examples of WPF working with financial data to illustrate this.
On March 13 2008, Lab49 awarded the prizes for the WPF in Finance Innovation Contest, which challenged developers to create new applications visualizing financial data using WPF. With a panel of WPF celebrity judges and top-name prize sponsors, the contest provided over $20,000 worth of prizes. Lab49 showcased the top entries at the keynote of Microsoft Financial Services Developer Conference.
The Grand Prize winner was Szymon Kobalczyk:
The two Finalists were Jacob Carpenter
and Jobi Joy:
And the Honorable Mention went to Paul Hounshell:
The winning applications can all be downloaded here.