Sunday, June 10, 2007

Sample MasterPages - Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Microsoft has provided a set of MasterPages for WSS:

Acropolis - next generation platform for building WPF Applications

Acropolis is a next generation platform for building the kinds of applications that you currently build with CAB (Composite UI Application Block). With Acropolis you basically define your entire application in a very rich designer environment... etcetera... Sounds great.

Here is more information, video and package download available:

WCSF June 2007 released

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 Guidance Automation Extensions and Guidance Automation Toolkit
  • The software factory uses the Enterprise Library 3.1 – May 2007.
  • The guidance package recipes support Web Application Projects.
  • The guidance package includes recipes that create Visual Basic .NET source code.
  • The Windows installer includes a feature to analyze the computer for required and optional software dependencies.
  • The Windows installer includes source code snippets for typical page flow development activities.
  • Fix for the Add View (with presenter) Recipe which sometimes would not load due to an exception.
The WCSF is available here:

Additional Links:

Michael Puleio - Development Lead -
Blaine Wastell - Program Manager -