Posts Tagged ‘WinFX’

.NET Framework 3.0 (formerly WinFX) has RTM

In Programming on 7 November, 2006 at 6:31 am

This is really going to be a golden week.  After Microsoft’s latest development platform, .NET Framework 3.0 RTM, tools for developing application that make use of this platform will RTM soon.  Windows Vista arrival will also be imminent.


WinFX is now called .Net Framework 3.0

In Programming on 5 July, 2006 at 3:00 pm

A name change that’s all, every other things remain the same.  Its still contains .Net Framework 2.0 (funny isn’t it, a version 3.0 which uses a version 2.0), Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Workflow Foundation (WWF) and Windows CardSpace (formerly known under a codename as InfoCard).

From the diagram above, you can see that all those components at row 2 and 3 are all part of .Net Framework 2.0 and the first row consist of all the latest developer tools.  .Net Framework 3.0 will also still be shipped together with Windows Vista as well as available for installation under Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

Windows SDK, WinFX and Expression suite latest Beta are all out

In Programming on 24 May, 2006 at 3:00 pm

In fact it seems that Microsoft has made all new developing tools compatible for Windows Vista Beta 2 available all at the same time after the OS itself is released.  You can get these software by following these links:

Another month Another CTP

In Programming on 19 January, 2006 at 9:28 am

Windows Vista development is heating up.  Jan CTP (Community Technology Preview) has been released for Windows SDK, WinFX Runtime and Visual Studio 2005 Extension for WinFX.  You can get the load here.