The Avalon and Indigo CTP hits the streets!

I am super excited about the first CTP of Avalon and Indigo that work nicely together.. And check that out – we beat the March 38th date rudder promised at VSLive!   Do we get a bonus for that 😉


This bits work on top of the latest VS 2005 CTP and include some nice project system support in the SDK.  I can’t wait to see what kind of apps you build with these bits… Have a blast!

Comments (15)
  1. Robert Kozak says:

    March 38th? I would have been very surprised if you reached that milestone.

    — Robert

  2. Kevin Daly says:

    My initial reaction was "Yippee!"…but having just made my way to the MSDN Subscribers’ area and expectantly selected "Avalon and Indigo Community Technology Preview – March 05 (English)" I get a "Content not available" message.

    Which is somewhat disappointing.

  3. Mike Dunn says:

    I was holding out for March 43rd myself.

  4. Sorry about that Kevin… could you try again? I had a couple of others try and it seemed to work for them now…

  5. Mike Scott says:

    Brad, I managed to log in to MSDN subscribers but the only download under WinFX is:

    "WinFX SDK – Avalon – Community Technology Preview… Date Posted 11/18/2004 4:32:00 PM"

  6. Mike Scott says:

    On reflection (pun intended :o) ) it’s probably a replication issue as I’m located in the UK. Hmmm, how can I force to use the US site? :o)

  7. Kevin Daly says:

    Still the same problem – Mike could be onto something, since I’m in New Zealand.

    I might try again tomorrow.

  8. Mike, wasn’t it rather 42?

  9. Brad Abrams says:

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