Cider is the next-generation forms designer for creating Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly “Avalon”) user interfaces from within Visual Studio. Here are a few resources to get you started with it:
- MSDN TV: Introducing Cider - Mike Harsh (who has the coolest office I've ever seen) and Mark Boulter give an overview of Cider.
- The official Microsoft forum for the Cider WPF Designer.
- Cider June '06 CTP Release Notes - this includes download links to actually go out and get the necessary bits.
- Cider Blogger Directory
- Programming Windows Presentation Foundation by Chris Sells and Ian Griffiths, and published by O'Reilly.