Be an Avalon Test Pilot and Build the Windows UIs of Tomorrow: "Be an Avalon Test Pilot and Build the Windows UIs of Tomorrow
Avalon, the nascent framework for building next-generation user interfaces in Windows Vista, is available now in beta, but you don't have to wait for Vista (a.k.a. Longhorn) to get started. We unpacked it early in order to give you a jump start on building the UIs of tomorrow.
by Wei-Meng Lee July 22, 2005"
Microsoft picking up a few pointers from XUL?