Acropolis July CTP Release available now

Building on the vision of software + services, Microsoft Code Name “Acropolis” makes it easier to build and manage modular, business-focused, client applications for Microsoft Windows with the .NET Framework. It builds on the rich capabilities of Microsoft Windows and the .NET Framework, including the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), by providing tools and pre-built components that help developers quickly assemble an application from loosely-coupled parts and services. Code Name “Acropolis” reduces the complexities of building occasionally connected client applications and provides the ability to assemble and reconfigure systems without having to write as much code. It is part of the .NET Client Futures release, Microsoft’s preview of upcoming technologies in Microsoft Windows client development, available now at

Acropolis July CTP release is now available for download at:

This release includes many fixes.

Features included in Acropolis July CTP includes:

- Transition Animation improvements – You can now add transition when changing page in TabLayoutPanes!

- Better Design Time support

- Better Custom Theming support

- Various bug fixing driven from community feedback

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