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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Smart Client Software Factory Features and Resources

Architects and developers can quickly incorporate many of the proven practices and patterns of building composite smart client applications. These practices and patterns have been identified during the development of many smart client applications and their components.

· Smart Client Software Factory
· Smart Client Software Factory Documentation
· Archive Version: Smart Client Software Factory – June 2006
· Designing Smart Clients with the Composite UI Application Block & the Smart Client Software Factory
Getting Started
· Instructions for installing the Smart Client Software Factory
· Getting Started with the Smart Client Software Factory
· Overview of Composite UI Application Block
· Guidance Automation
· Smart Client Software Factory Community
· End User Licensing Agreement (EULA)

By using the software factory, architects and developers can focus their efforts on business opportunities and create smart client applications that effectively address the needs of their organizations.

The Smart Client Software Factory provides an integrated set of guidance that assists architects and developers create composite smart client applications. These applications have one or more of the following characteristics:

  • They have a rich user interface that takes advantage of the power of the Microsoft Windows desktop.
  • They connect to multiple back-end systems to exchange data with them.
  • They present information coming from multiple and diverse sources through an integrated user interface, so the data looks like it came from one back-end system.
  • They take advantage of local storage and processing resources to enable operation during periods of no network connectivity or intermittent network connectivity.
  • They are easily deployed and configured.

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