Welcome to patterns & practices Smart Client Guidance Community site.

Smart Client Software Factory 2010 that supports Visual Studio 2010 is now available for download.

Smart Client Software Factory 2010 Source that supports Visual Studio 2010 is now available for download.

Smart Client Software Factory 2010 Documentation is now available for download.

Smart Client Software Factory 2010 Getting Started Guide is now available

Smart Client Software Factory - April 2008 Release that supports Visual Studio 2008 is now available.

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The Smart Client Software Factory is a guidance offering that provides comprehensive architecture guidance to help customers build Composite Smart Clients using the Microsoft platform (Win Forms, WPF, etc). An SCSF solution is composed of a number of discrete, independent, yet functional assemblies and components. These pieces are dynamically loaded and integrated together at runtime within a shell to form a fully coherent application.

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Getting Started

The Getting Started provides recommendations on how to quickly use the guidance available in this factory.

Where to go next?

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Read about the April 2008 release of the factory SCSF MSDN Landing page
View recent announcements for the Smart Client program Announcements
See a list of resources for getting started with SCSF Learning Resources
Explore our compilation of tips, tricks and guidance from the Smart Client team and the community SCSF Knowledge Base
Read blog postings from the team Team Blogs
If you want to develop applications targeting mobile devices with VS2005, .NET2.0 and WM5.0, read about the Mobile Client Software Factory July 2006 release MCSF MSDN Landing page
If you want to develop applications targeting mobile devices with VS2008, .NET3.5 and WM6.1, read about the patterns & practices: Mobile Application Blocks patterns & practices: Mobile Application Blocks


Participation

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Last edited May 22, 2010 at 12:44 AM by hanz, version 110