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July CTP of Acropolis causes consternation

by James Vastbinder Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 10, 2007

Last week Microsoft released the latest CTP version of Acropolis. Acropolis is a framework for building rich client applications in .NET and will replace CAB and SCSF. The community reaction to the CTP was less than favorable.

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Separating Views from Business Logic with Acropolis

by Jonathan Allen Follow 657 Followers on  Jun 19, 2007

Microsoft's GUI toolkits tend to encourage developers to tightly couple business logic with presentation. Comparing the original VB and ASP or WinForms and ASP.Net, one sees very little change in this regard. Acropolis is different though, and for the first time since MFC it looks like Microsoft is taking the concept of separation of concerns seriously.

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