New CAB/SCSF Workshop Offering by David Platt

David is doing it again. A new 4 days workshop on CAB & SCSF in October still open positions. I strongly recommend David’s class for those of you who want to jump start their understanding of CAB & SCSF. Feedback from previous sessions has been outstanding. Details here: www.programcab.com.

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Recently released: Draft Hands-on Labs for SCSF May 2007 Release

We recently released the draft Developer Hands-on Labs for the Smart Client Software Factory May 2007 Release. The labs are available in C#. So try them out and give us your feedback. We are calling the labs draft since we still have some labs to complete (see below). After completing the labs, you will understand how…

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Developer Hands-on Labs available for WCSF June 2007 Release

We just released the Developer Hands-on Labs for the Web Client Software Factory June 2007 Release. The labs are available for both C# and Visual Basic. So try them out and give us your feedback. After completing the labs, you will understand how to use the software factory automation tools and application blocks to create…

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WCSF Rich UI Weekly Drop on Codeplex

We published our first weekly drop on Codeplex last Friday. We decided to break the 2nd release into small components and focus on a single technical challenge. Either Glenn or I will post more on our plans in the near future. As a lesson learned from our last release, we decided it was better to…

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WCSF June 2007 release is live

As Glenn posted in his blog, the June 2007 release is now live. In my previous post, I outlined the changes in the release. The factory can be downloaded from here and the source code can be downloaded from here. For instructions on installing the factory, go here. If you are upgrading from Web Client…

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Evaluating SCSF, consider downloading the documentation and feedback on making factories more consumable

If you are evaluating the Smart Client Software Factory May 2007 release, we now allow you to download the documentation before downloading the entire factory. You can download the documentation from here. Given feedback from the Web Client Software Factory, we know that this is a very common scenario. Are there other components of the…

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SCSF June 2006 Release Now Available for Download

Hey what is going on why are you telling me about Smart Client Software Factory June 2006 Release? Is this back to the future? On the discussion boards, we had a customer ask to download the Smart Client Software Factory June 2006 release, so I just posted it on codeplex.

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WCSF June 2007 Release Candidate Available on Codeplex

The WCSF June 2007 Release Candidate is now available on Codeplex. For instructions on installing the factory go here. The June 2007 release of the Web Client Software Factory is an update to the January 2007 release and contains the following changes: The guidance package uses the February 2007 Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the…

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SCSF Installation Patch Available for C#

A number of customers ran into problems installing the Smart Client Software Factory’s Guidance Package on their machine if they only had C# installed on their machine. The issue is that the factory includes both VB and C# templates. The installer fails when trying to register the VB.NET recipes when VB.NET is not installed on the…

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Relationship between Acropolis and CAB

Glenn Block just blogged about the relationship of Acropolis and CAB check it out. We have been asked about the future of CAB and the Smart Client Program and this blog addresses many of the common questions.

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