Review of a Trading System Project

Introduction In late 2007 I wrote a series of articles on Microsoft’s Composite Application Block (CAB).  At that time I was running a team that was developing a user interface framework that used the CAB. We’re now four years on and that framework is widely used throughout our department.  There are currently modules from eleven … Continue reading Review of a Trading System Project

Model-View-Presenter using the Smart Client Software Factory (Introduction To CAB/SCSF Part 25)

Introduction Part 23 and part 24 of this series of articles described the Model-View-Presenter pattern. This article explains how the Smart Client Software Factory supports this pattern by generating appropriate classes. Guidance Automation Packages in the Smart Client Software Factory We saw how we could use the Smart Client Application Guidance Automation Package to set … Continue reading Model-View-Presenter using the Smart Client Software Factory (Introduction To CAB/SCSF Part 25)

An Introduction to the Smart Client Software Factory and Composite Application Block: Part 1 Modules and Shells

Introduction Microsoft’s Smart Client Software Factory (SCSF) and associated application blocks are excellent pieces of software. However, for a developer coming to them for the first time they can be extremely daunting. There are many things that can be confusing. Firstly we have modules, workitems, workspaces, and shells, all of which sound similar. Then there’s … Continue reading An Introduction to the Smart Client Software Factory and Composite Application Block: Part 1 Modules and Shells