30 ביולי 2006
Sandcastle is the codename for Microsoft’s NDoc like documentation compiler. It is a Visual Stuidio Add In, that enables managed class library developers to easily create accurate, informative documentation with a common look and feel, very similar to the MSDN documentation.
· Produces quality, comprehensive, familiar MSDN-like documentation.
· Works with or without authored comments.
· Supports Generics and .NET Framework 2.0
· Sandcastle has 2 main components (MrefBuilder and Build Assembler)
· MrefBuilder generates reflection xml file for Build Assembler
· Build Assembler includes syntax generation, transformation..etc
· Sandcastle is used internally to build .Net Framework documentation.
The Web Service Service Factory is a collection of guidance to help you build applications of a service-oriented applications that expose an ASMX web service interface and provide security and business rules over a database.
This is the basic architecture and scope of the Service Factory:
The factory itself is a combination of several forms of guidance:
Written documentation, including architecture overviews, patterns and step-by-step guidance on how to build applications within the specified architecture
Guidance packages, built using the Guidance Automation Toolkit, which automate many development tasks, including creating service contracts, translating between different entity types, generating stored procedures and creating data access...
28 ביולי 2006
The Microsoft Federal Government DPE Team has published some nice WCF workshops. They are easy to follow and very useful.
Visit the workshops home here.
27 ביולי 2006
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24 ביולי 2006
If you're getting started with Windows Workflow, and you want to get to know all the base activity library, I suggest that you start with this article. I found it very useful.
Read it here...
4 Weeks from now, I will attend the Devscovery conference at Redmond, with Jeffrey Richter, Jeff Prosise, John Robbins and Justin Smith. The conference is about Atlas, WPF, WCF, security, .Net Framework Debugging and more...
Looking forward to it!
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20 ביולי 2006
Many forces are involved with architecture, but the fundamental principles that govern all architectures are simple: it’s easy, it works, it’s familiar, and it can be trusted.The purpose of this book is to let you form your own opinions about the impact ofservices orientation on your business and computing environments. This book is not trying to be an authoritative reference for service orientation. Rather, presented here is an interesting set of classical papers on architecting services by a variety of well-known authors in the architectural space. The topics, or architectural viewpoints covered, go from a perspective on business architecture,...
Windows Workflow Foundation provides a rich set of features to support powerful fault handling, robust Atomic and long-running transactions, and flexible compensation support for failed transactions.
Causing an Exception
There are several ways to generate an exception:
· A transaction time-out.
· An exception thrown by the workflow using the ThrowActivity activity.
· A .NET Framework exception thrown from the developer code handlers of the CodeActivity or code-beside of custom activities.
· An exception thrown from external code, such as libraries or components that are used in the workflow (Persistence failure).
Fault handling in Windows Workflow Foundation refers to the handling of exceptions in an asynchronous manner. This means...
What's an Entity Framework, you ask? Well, watch and learn all about this new ADO.NET development framework/paradigm. For all the developers out there, you'll be quite pleased with the architectural direction ADO has taken.
Watch the new Channel 9 episode about the ADO.NET Entity Framework here.
18 ביולי 2006
Introducing Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation: An Early Look by David Chappell (August 2005)
Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation: A Developer Walkthrough by Dino Esposito (February 2006)
Windows Workflow Foundation: Creating a Custom Composite Activity by Morgan Skinner (January 2006)
Windows Workflow Foundation: Everything About Re-Hosting the Workflow Designer by Vihang Dalal (May 2006)
Simplify Development With The Declarative Model Of Windows Workflow Foundation by Don Box and Dharma Shukla (January 2006)
Cutting Edge: Windows Workflow by Dino Esposito – Part 1 (March 2006), Part2 (April 2006)
Introduction to the Windows Workflow Foundation Rules Engine by Jurgen Willis (February 2006)
Simple Human Workflow with Windows...