Acropolis on InformationWeek

Spotted this article on Acropolis in InformationWeek while looking into Composite UI App Block (Acropolis’ Neanderthal ancestor). The article is pretty mindless stuff except for this prescient paragraph.

Acropolis may end up being a catalyst toward the development of more graphically rich business apps because it takes advantage of .NET Framework 3.0 and therefore Windows Presentation Foundation, the user interface technology found in Windows Vista.

Which is a very valid point. Acropolis is a way of getting .Net 3.0 in via the back door. Also I guess if InformationWeek are saying it then it must be the party line from Microsoft. It’s nice to see that the boys from Redmond haven’t forgotten about the ‘upgrade path’ that us poor developers have to tread.

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