ALT.NET Headline, MVC for ASP.NET is coming

Today at the ALT.NET Conference, ScottGu let out a big secret, MVC for ASP.NET is on it’s way. No I wasn’t there, though with Twitter you don’t have to be 😉 You can read more about it here, here and here and on Brad’s Twitter feed here. Over in p&p we’ve actually known about what was…

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Web Client Validation Bundle shipped!

Hey guys, we just shipped the Validation Bundle.  The guidance in this bundle is designed to help you streamline the end-user experience of your web applications by utilizing ASP.NET AJAX to invoke server-side validation. Additionally you will find guidance on how to improve maintainability of your applications by reusing domain object validations across multiple screens,…

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SCSF in Orcas Beta 2

One of the questions people keep asking is “When will SCSF work on Orcas?”. This wouldn’t be as much of an issue if GAT/GAX 1.2 worked on Orcas. Unfortunately that’s not the case and although we have GAT/GAX 1.3 which does work on Orcas, our existing Guidance packages do not work with GAT/GAX 1.3. Currently the UX…

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SCSFContrib 1.0 release

A while ago, I told you about the new SCSFContrib project. Well since then the SCSFContrib team has been hard at work cracking out the first release. All the extracurricular hours have really paid off and the first version has shipped. If you are building SCSF/CAB applications then you definately want to check out what…

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Web Client vNext Community Drop

The first weekly community drop of our next release of Web Client is on codeplex! This release contains a set of Reference implementations that we are using to flesh out features. I’ll follow up with more detailed posts as I just returned from a week of being “off the grid” on-site at a customer though you can…

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Learn CWAB David Hayden style

It’s great to see all the initiative the community is taking in educating others on the factories. The newest addition is David Hayden. David’s been doing a series of small bite-size screencasts on WCSF specifically CWAB.  What I like about the ones I’ve seen so far is that they are focused, and to the point. So…

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Building a Composite Application Framework

In the wake of the “great debate” over the complexity of CAB, Jeremy Miller has done a series of posts on how to build a Composite Application Framework. Jeremy does a good job of removing some of the mystery behind building composite applications. Even if you are a tried and true SCSF/CAB customer, Jeremy’s posts will give you insight into many of the…

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WCSF 1.1 Shipped

The wait is over, the June release of Web Client Software Factory has now shipped! As Blaine mentioned in his previous post, the changes included in this release are the following: Guidance package updated to use the February 2007 CTP of GAT/GAX  The factory now uses Enterprise Library 3.1 – May 2007. (Read about the changes here) Recipes support Web…

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Updates to WCSF and SCSF

Blaine has recently posted about fixes/updates to WCSF and SCSF. WCSF 1.1 RC  – contains several fixes to WCSF as well as built in support for Entlib 3.1. We’re getting close to shipping the final bits, but if you want to get your hands on it now you can. David has also posted more specifics about the…

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Acropolis, the future of Smart Client

For some time people have been asking us what our plans are for supporting WPF within SCSF / CAB. In our last release we shipped support for hosting WPF Smart parts and Workspaces within a windows SCSF / CAB application. The next question many of our customer’s had is “Why didn’t you ship a WPF version of SCSF?”. Well this week at Tech-Ed,…

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