יום חמישי, דצמבר 13, 2007
Smart Client Software Factory for Visual Studio 2008 I've written in the past about Software Factories Support for Visual Studio 2008, and mentioned that currently there is no support for Smart Client Software Factory for Visual Studio 2008. During the time that post was written, project Acropolis was alive and there were no plans to enable working with CAB and Smart Client Software Factory in Visual Studio 2008. Recently, when project Acropolis was stopped and the Composite WPF started instead, the plans were changed. According to Glenn Block, the team is now working...
יום שלישי, אוקטובר 30, 2007
Acropolis Out, WPF Composite Client Applications in!
Back in June 2007, during Teched Orlando, Microsoft has announced the new Client Application Framework: "Acropolis". In the mean time, the patterns & practices team has announced that there are no plans for future releases of CAB and the Smart Client Application Block, and the support for WPF in CAB will be limited to Winforms Interop scenarions only (covered in SCSF May 2007 release).
As many incubation project in Microsoft, some are decided to be closed, as well as the Acropolis project. Yesterday, The Acropolis team has announced that the core Acropolis concepts will...
יום שבת, אוגוסט 25, 2007
Software Factories Support for Visual Studio 2008 Since the release of Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2, and the release of GAT/GAX July CTP that supports it, many of us are waiting for updates regarding the support for the current software factories such as Web Service Software Factory, Smart Client Software Factory and Web Client Software Factory for Visual Studio 2008. I've already mentioned in an earlier post that currently there is not support for those factories in Visual Studio 2008, since it broke some DTE interfaces, and therefore it is not fully backward compatible. Recently, the patterns and...
יום חמישי, יולי 5, 2007
The Acropolis Team has changed the naming of the CTP's and aligned it with other Microsoft products CTP's names. This second CTP of Acropolis is called July 2007 and it is available for download here. This CTP works with . Enjoy!
יום שני, יוני 4, 2007
As promised earlier, the first CTP of Microsoft "Acropolis" Client Application Framework is available for download. You can download the CTP from here, and the additional documentation from here. If you have any questions, visit the Acropolis MSDN Forum. Note that this CTP should work with and not with Visual Studio 2005. Enjoy!
יום ראשון, יוני 3, 2007
This Teched in Orlando the new client application framework called "Acropolis" will be announced. From the session catalog: DEV302 - Windows .NET Client: Introducing the “Acropolis” Client Application Framework - David Hill DEV318 - Windows .NET Client: Building Rich Client UI with the “Acropolis” Framework - Kathy Kam From the "ClientFX" Blog: "Unfortunately, developing smart client solutions can be challenging. The lack of an application model, supporting infrastructure, and out-of-the-box implementations for commonly used client-side services forces each developer to address these sometimes complex issues themselves. Acropolis aims to remedy this situation by providing an application framework and...