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PowerBlog v1 & v2 == Dead!! ... v3 in the works?

PowerBlog is completely dead, it won't run and certainly will not compile on any modern system due to incompatibilities with .NET Framework 2.0 and Internet Explorer 6.0 / 7.0 / 8.0. PB was built on .NET Framework 1.1 and IE 5, and the additions made in .NET Framework 2.0 completely wiped out PB (think "WebBrowser namespace collision").

Much has happened in software space since PB was released. Web 2.0, AJAX, REST, WCF, Atom publishing API, these have all become very prominent. PB isn't just dead in functionality, it became outdated. At the same time, though, we now have things like Windows LiveWriter, which is basically the same thing as PB, but without the Outlook Express style interface and hugely user-configurable interfaces.... read more

Posted by Jon Davis 2008-04-24