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    Acropolis on the Intern-net! [David Poll]

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    Hello, world! My name is David Poll, a student from UC Berkeley (although I call Southern California, Orange County more specifically, my home). At the moment, I’m doing my second internship with the Acropolis team. Last summer, I came to this team while...
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    Welcome To Acropolis!

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    Welcome to the Acropolis Team Blog! If you build client applications, especially business focused line-of-business applications, on .NET then we hope that you'll find Acropolis useful and interesting. We're very excited to have released our first...
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    A new phase for the Acropolis project

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    The Acropolis incubation project has been a great learning experience for us and we have received a lot of great feedback that will keep us very busy for quite a while. For example, many developers have told us that they are very excited about the...
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    "Acropolis" July CTP available now [Kathy Kam]

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    The Acropolis team is pleased to announce that Acropolis July CTP release is now available for download at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=44977885-86B5-4AA0-9F20-DB365BFB9D10&displaylang=en Features available in...
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    Acropolis August CTP (VS 2008 Beta2 Refresh) Release available now

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    This release is mainly an update so that our customers can continue to evaluate “Acropolis” with the latest VS 2008 Beta. In addition to VS 2008 Beta2 support, we have also added one small feature named “FloatingLayoutPane”. We have gotten feedback from...
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    7/20 Acropolis Post Round up [KathyKam]

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    Another quiet week for the Microsoft Acropolis project... Community: Hello World with Microsoft Acropolis Part 2: Services Dependencies [Ezequiel Jadib] Also, Chris Woodruff will be speaking about Microsoft Acropolis in Michigan. <Editorial...
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    New Acropolis Sample: Expense [Kathy Kam]

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    As we have mentioned in TechEd 2007 - Orlando, our team has been busy developing a LOB focused example. Download it and let us know what you think! http://brad_abrams.members.winisp.net/Projects/MSExpenseSample/ExpenseSample.exe This should be up...
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    Extending the Notepad sample with a Web Browser View [Ricky Tan]

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    The purpose of this post is to show just how easy it is to create additional views with Acropolis to extend the functionality of an application. The application shown here is the Notepad sample included as part of Acropolis CTP1. What the WebBrowserView...
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    8/7 Acropolis Post Round up [KathyKam]

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    It's funny how things come together. In the past week, both community videos we made came online. Make sure you go check them out! Acropolis Videos: Virtual Tech Ed - Where Kathy Kam interviews David Hill and Scott Morrison about the project "Acropolis...
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    Acropolis Team post round up... [KathyKam]

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    Starting this week, I am going to round up all the Acropolis posts (both from the team and from our customers) so that this team blog can be your one stop shop for all Acropolis related content! This post will contain all the post that was posted before...
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    6/29 Acropolis Post Round up [Kathy Kam]

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    This week, before I post the blogs.. I want to mention the interview David , Nathan and myself did with Richard and Carl at .NET Rocks ! Check it out here: Introducing Acropolis What I like about Acropolis by NickMalik What I find promising...
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    7/13 Acropolis Post Round up [KathyKam]

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    Quiet week for the Microsoft Acropolis project... Community: July CTP of Acropolis causes consternation [James Vastbinder] Video Introducing Acropolis [Lab49 Innovation on Demand] <Editorial Comment> Seems like the buzz this week all went...
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    Acropolis customer post round up [Kathy Kam]

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    The Buzz on Acropolis InfoQ.com - Toronto,Canada However, with Acropolis , Microsoft will ship it as an add-in to Visual Studio with its own design surfaces. Still up for discussion is support for the ... WPF: Acropolis Transitions by mdavey If you...
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    7/6 Acropolis Post Round up [Kathy Kam]

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    Acropolis Team: Watch This Space: Acropolis July CTP Coming Soon! [David Hill] Acropolis on .NET Rocks! [David Hill] "Acropolis" July CTP Available now! [Kathy Kam] TechEd Australia and TechEd NZ! See you there~ [Kathy Kam] Command Connection Points and...
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