Monthly Archives: April 2007

Dependency Injection and Policy Injection Application Block – Caching and StructureMap Example

On May 24th my children are out for the summer and my status of Part-Time Stay-at-Home Dad is happily elevated to more of a Full-Time Position. I so look forward to the summers where we can spend more time at the … Continue reading 

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Use an External Configuration File for Enterprise Library Application Block Settings

With the addition of the new Enterprise Library 3.0 Validation Application Block and Policy Injection Application Block and the configuration settings they bring to the table, it is officially no longer reasonable to use the application’s App.config or Web.config to … Continue reading 

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Web Client Software Factory – Vote for vNext Features? Let’s Think About This :)

Glenn Block of Microsoft Patterns & Practices is asking the developer community what they want to see in the next version of the Web Client Software Factory. He has a list published for your thoughts, but of course you can come up … Continue reading 

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Environmental Overrides in Enterprise Library 3.0

Environmental Overrides in Enterprise Library 3.0 is a really cool feature that I have been playing with since the beta of Enterprise Library 3.0, but I actually put it to good use during a NAnt build process of a production application … Continue reading 

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Suggestions for Glenn Block – The New Client Program Product Manager of Patterns & Practices

Glenn is the new Product Manager responsible for the Client program of the Patterns & Practices Team. He is now looking after the Smart Client and Web Client initiatives to hopefully make sure both are addressing the needs of the developer community. I appreciate what … Continue reading 

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Simplify Caching with Tag Matching Rule in Policy Injection Application Block

In my last post: Simplify Caching using the Policy Injection Application Block: Aspect-Oriented Programming Opportunities I gave an example of using the Policy Injection Application Block to remove the pre- and post-processing code that is associated with simple caching in … Continue reading 

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Day of Patterns & Practices in Tampa, Florida on May 25th

I have been speaking about Enterprise Library 3.0 and the Web Client Software Factory at all the Florida Code Camps while my good friend and fellow Sarasota, Florida MVP Stan Schultes has been doing the same thing on the Web … Continue reading 

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Simplify Caching using the Policy Injection Application Block: Aspect-Oriented Programming Opportunities

I have been using the Policy Injection Application Block which is new to Enterprise Library 3.0 and continue to be awed by what it and other Aspect-Oriented Programming solutions bring to the development experience. There is something very elegant about moving cross-cutting concerns … Continue reading 

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Enterprise Library 3.0 and Web Client Software Factory

I have been spending a great deal of time with the Web Client Software Factory and Enterprise Library 3.0 lately and put together a set of files and sample solution that shows using them together. I have the only known … Continue reading 

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Enterprise Library 3.0 Released

Enterprise Library 3.0 is released. You get a whole bunch of really awesome enhancements in this new version of Enterprise Library: New Validation Application Block  New Policy Injection Application Block  New Visual Studio-Integrated Configuration Editor  DAAB support for System.Transactions, Batch Updates, … Continue reading 

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