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  • Blog Post: Acropolis Floating Layout Pane Sample

    At my TechEd session in Orlando over the summer, I showed a version of the Acropolis Notepad sample where I plugged in an MDI-like floating layout pane and added support for viewing XPS documents. I’ve had many requests for this sample code and I am happy to report that I have finally managed to get...
  • Blog Post: Acropolis on .NET Rocks!

    While we were at TechEd, we were interviewed by Carl and Richard from .NET Rocks! about Acropolis. They've just posted the interview here: http://www.dotnetrocks.com/default.aspx?showNum=248 Listen to me, Kathy (our PM leading the UI features of Acropolis) and Nate (one of our QA leads on Acropolis)...
  • Blog Post: Watch This Space: Acropolis July CTP Coming Soon!

    We are just putting the finishing touches to the next CTP release of Acropolis - I'll post details of the release when it happens sometime next week but all of the existing links from www.WindowsClient.net/Acropolis should continue to work OK. Apart from the new features and bug fixes (more details in...
  • Blog Post: Acropolis Team Blog

    Be sure to check out the Acropolis Team Blog too. We'll be posting regularly to this blog to keep you up to date with our progress but it also provides a venue where you can direct questions right to the whole Acropolis team. The other nice thing about the team blog is that it lets all of the Acropolis...
  • Blog Post: Three New Acropolis Videos Available!

    We've just posted three new videos to the Acropolis community site : Using Acropolis PartPanes - In this video , David Poll shows you how the Acropolis PartPane control provides basic management & support services for part views. David shows you how you can use a PartPane to control placement of...
  • Blog Post: Acropolis @ TechEd: Q2 – Cool applications with little or no code? Really? Are you sure?

    Continuing the series of posts on the top 5 Acropolis questions at TechEd 2007... Now this is a really good question and usually led to a great discussion! It usually followed in response to one of three things - the demos that we gave, the template and wizard features in Acropolis, or our adoption...
  • Blog Post: Acropolis @ TechEd: Q1 – What is Acropolis and what can I do with it?

    Kicking off a series of posts on the top 5 Acropolis questions at TechEd 2007... A question asked by a lot of people who are unsure what scenarios we're targeting with Acropolis, or whether they could use Acropolis to build the kinds of applications that they are interested in. When we describe...
  • Blog Post: The Top 5 Acropolis Questions At TechEd

    Well, the Acropolis team had a busy week last week. Most of the team was back in Redmond busily working on our CTP 2 release but a number of us went down to Orlando to talk about Acropolis at TechEd 2007. TechEd was a great opportunity for us to talk with developers about our goals for Acropolis and...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Acropolis...

    Well, it's been over a year since I last blogged about client application development on the .NET Framework. I haven't been idle though - I've been busily working on an exciting project code named " Acropolis ", and I'm very happy to report that we just released our first Community Technology Preview...
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