We are pleased to announce the April CTP update of the Live Framework SDK and Tools. Below you will find details about what’s new with this release.
The Live Framework Team thanks its developer community for trying out Live Framework CTP and taking time to submit the feedback. Please keep it coming through the Live Framework Developer Connection and the Live Framework Forum.
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The latest version numbers for this release are as follows:
Installing the Live Framework client will allow you to access resources locally (for example, in an offline scenario). If you want to run the Live Framework client side-by-side with the Live Mesh client, see instructions in this forum post.
This update includes:
NOTE: There are some changes in the CTP toolkits that may require you to update your application code should you recompile with the new bits. See this document for more information.
See a list of known issues.
The Live Framework Tools April CTP release includes several updates:
This release also contains the cumulative updates from the January CTP:
The Live Framework CTP April 2009 CTP includes everything you need in order to quickly build rich, connected, data-sharing applications using Live Services. This CTP includes both the Live Framework SDK and the Live Framework Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio.
Live Framework SDK
The Live Framework SDK package provides you with Live Framework API Kits, sample code demonstrating usage of the API Kits and the Live Framework Resource Browser.
Live Framework API Kits
Samples included in the Live Framework SDK demonstrate the usage of various aspects of API.
The Live Framework Resource Browser is a handy tool to help you browse through Live Framework Resources.
Live Framework Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio
The Live Framework Tools significantly decrease the time it takes to develop Mesh-enabled Web Applications in Visual Studio 2008.
The Live Framework Tools include:
This textual step-by-step walkthrough will guide you through using the Live Framework Tools to create, build, deploy and debug a simple DHTML and Silverlight Mesh-enabled Web Application.
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