Enterprise Library 4.0 March 2008 CTP released

יום רביעי, אפריל 2, 2008

Enterprise Library 4.0 March 2008 CTP released The patters & practices team has announced the release of the EntLib 4.0 March 2008 CTP. This release has been adapted to work with WMI version 2.0 and version 3.5 of the .NET Framework. Enterprise Library 4.0 has the Allow Partially-Trusted Caller attribute (APTCA) on all assemblies. This means that you can call the methods of Enterprise Library and the application blocks from an application running in a partial trust environment. You can do this with the signed assemblies provided with Enterprise Library. There is no longer any...

Policy Injection Application Block (PIAB) and WCF

יום שני, ינואר 21, 2008

Policy Injection Application Block (PIAB) and WCF The February Edition of MSDN Magazine was recently published with a great collection of articles: Roll Your Own: Create a Language Compiler for the .NET Framework  Joel Pobar Silverlight: Create a Custom Expression Encoder Publishing Plug-In  Laurence Moroney WF How-To: Building State Machines with Windows Workflow Foundation  Keith Pijanowski Data Points: Designing an Entity Data Model John Papa Cutting Edge: Customize Controls with AJAX Extenders, Part 2 Dino Esposito Foundations: What’s New...

Enterprise Library 3.5 for Visual Studio 2008

יום רביעי, אוקטובר 17, 2007

Enterprise Library 3.5 for Visual Studio 2008 After releasing Enterprise Library 3.X last May, and starting the Enterprise Library Contrib project, the team is currently working on porting Enterprise Library to work with Visual Studio 2008. According to Grigori Melnik, this includes improving existing application blocks as well as guidance on how to use them. Melnik also mentions, that moving to Enterprise Library 3.5 does not include introducing new application blocks. No official date was provided, but we can expect the release to be available after February 2008, after Visual Studio 2008 is officially launched. Together with...

Enterprise Library Contrib September 2007 Release is available

יום שלישי, אוקטובר 2, 2007

EntLib Contrib is the community-driven open source project for extensions to the patterns & practices Enterprise Library. Here's the quick list of everything in the September 2007 release; for more detailed documentation follow the link above. Data Access Application Block extensions MySql, SqLite and SqlEx providers Exception Handling Application Block extensions SqlException Wrap Handler Logging Application Block extensions LogParser Policy Injection Application Block extensions PostSharp4EntLib New matching rules: And, Or and Not New call handlers: CursorCallHandler, OneWayCallHandler, SynchronizedCallHandler, ThreadSafeCallHandler, TransactionScopeCallHandler Validation Application Block extensions New validators: CollectionCountValidator, TypeValidator<T>, ObjectValidator<T>, EnumDefinedValidator Designtime enhancements: Lightweight type picker, Test command Other extensions: Default...
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Software Factories Support for Visual Studio 2008

יום שבת, אוגוסט 25, 2007

Software Factories Support for Visual Studio 2008 Since the release of Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2, and the release of GAT/GAX July CTP that supports it, many of us are waiting for updates regarding the support for the current software factories such as Web Service Software Factory, Smart Client Software Factory and Web Client Software Factory for Visual Studio 2008. I've already mentioned in an earlier post that currently there is not support for those factories in Visual Studio 2008, since it broke some DTE interfaces, and therefore it is not fully backward compatible. Recently, the patterns and...

How To: Write a Custom Validator for Validation Application Block (VAB) using Application Block Software Factory

יום חמישי, יולי 26, 2007

How To: Write a Custom Validator for Validation Application Block (VAB) using Application Block Software Factory This post is a step by step guide on how to write a custom validator using Application Block Software Factory and integrate it in the configuration editor of Enterprise Library. When you install Enterprise Library 3.1, you not only get library code and documentation, you also get the Application Block Software Factory. This factory allows you to create new application block that can sit above the Enterprise Library code services such as configuration and ObjectBuilder. This Software Factory can also help you to create typed...

Enterprise Library Screencasts

יום שלישי, יולי 24, 2007

Enterprise Library Screencasts Last Month I recorded several some Enterprise Library Screencasts. You can find them here:  Logging Application Block Screencast   Exception Handling Application Block Screencast   Validation Application Block Screencast   Policy Injection Application Block Screencast Enjoy!

Enterprise Library (Entlib) and WCF

יום שישי, יולי 20, 2007

Enterprise Library (Entlib) and WCF One of the highlights of Enterprise Library 3.1 is the integration with . I've written a few tutorials to get you started with Enterprise Library (Entlib) and WCF. Validating WCF Services Messages with Validation Application Block  Handling WCF Services Faults with Exception Handling Application Block Logging WCF Services with Logging Application Block Enjoy!

Enterprise Library – Policy Injection Application Block – Screencast [HE]

יום שבת, יוני 23, 2007

Enterprise Library - Policy Injection Application Block - Screencast This screencast shows the basic usage of the Policy Injection Application Block through attributes and configuration. You are encouraged to see the previous screencast in this series: Enterprise Library - Logging Application Block - Screencast Enterprise Library - Exception Handling Application Block - Screencast Enterprise Library - Validation Application Block - Screencast ...

Enterprise Library – Validation Application Block – Screencast [HE]

Enterprise Library - Validation Application Block - Screencast This screencast shows how to configure validations using attributes or configuration, and talks about the integration of the Validation Application Block with other technologies. You are encouraged to see the previous screencast in this series: Enterprise Library - Logging Application Block - Screencast Enterprise Library - Exception Handling Application Block - Screencast ...