Monthly Archives: December 2007

Florida .NET Developer Events

If you are interested in staying up-to-date on Florida .NET Developer Events, I started a simple website, called FlaCodeBrew.net, that syndicates numerous developer events happening in the state of Florida. I initially started doing it for myself to start a … Continue reading 

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ASP.NET MVC and Accessing Server Controls in CodeBehind

If you are new to MVC in ASP.NET, it is only natural that your first attempt at using it will involve the use of server controls. If you create a blank ASP.NET MVC Website and add a Repeater Control to … Continue reading 

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ASP.NET Web Security Screencast – WCSF and Composite Web Application Block Style

I have received numerous questions over the past year on the security architecture and features built into the Web Client Software Factory ( WCSF ) and Composite Web Application Block ( CWAB ). The CWAB has some pretty cool features … Continue reading 

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MVP Bundle Screencast – Model-View-Presenter with and without WCSF

Microsoft Patterns and Practices released their MVP Bundle a few weeks back which diverges a bit from the other guidance bundles that we have seen in the past in that it is more about guidance on the Model-View-Presenter Pattern itself … Continue reading 

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More On Unit Testing Controllers in the ASP.NET MVC Framework….

I mentioned in my earlier post: Model-View-Presenter Seems Easier to Test Than ASP.NET MVC that my experience to date for doing view testing has been with the Model-View-Presenter Pattern and mocking the View Interface with a mocking framework. I have … Continue reading 

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Model-View-Presenter Seems Easier to Test Than ASP.NET MVC

I have been creating an application using the new ASP.NET MVC Framework in the ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview over the past week and am fumbling with the view-controller testing. I stopped testing the view-controller interaction altogether, because it feels incredibly … Continue reading 

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BareBones Service Locator and AOP Using Policy Injection Application Block

BareBones Service Locator and AOP Using Policy Injection Application Block by David Hayden   Awhile back Oren posted how he built an IoC container in 15 lines of code. I thought it was a creative way to harness the power of … Continue reading 

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Factory Method Support in Castle Windsor and Spring.Net

Factory Method Support in Castle Windsor and Spring.Net by David Hayden   Most of the time when using Windsor I simply map a service provider to a service contract as such programmatically or in a configuration file:  <components> <component id=“CustomerRepository“ … Continue reading 

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Day of Patterns & Practices in Tampa Florida

The 2nd Annual Day of Patterns & Practices Event will be in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, January 31, 2008. This year we have another cool list of sessions: Web Client Software Factory v2.0 - Leverage the ASP.NET AJAX Features to build responsive … Continue reading 

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Enterprise Library 3.5 Just Became Enterprise Library 4.0 – Dependency Injection Application Block

Grigori Melnik, product manager for Enterprise Library, just announced that- “With the upcoming version of EntLib (v4), we are planning to provide containers (flat and hierarchical) that will support dependency injection out of the box. These containers will be packaged individually … Continue reading 

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