RunAware (Citrix) demo of FrontPage

MS is advertising a demo of FrontPage on Slashdot banners (which seems brave, but I'd be more than a little surprised if it causes *nix zealots to dash off to Anyhow, the demo is using RunAware, and it's a pretty cool way to run a demo - you actually get to use the app without downloading anything (well, except for a java client applet which hosts a remote MetaFrame session). They've also got Visio and Project 2002 up there.

I think it's a great way to try out software - you can use the whole, uncrippled application, and you don't have a big download or demo app to uninstall. I think they should throw VisualStudio up there as well.


Phil Weber let me know that VisualStudio (and Windows Server 2003, SQL Server 2000, Office 2003, the ASP.NET Starter Kits, etc.) is available via Terminal Services. You get to play around on a fully loaded server:

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