Monthly Archives: October 2008

LINQ To SQL is Dead – Read Between the Lines

This is my last post on this subject, I promise, and unfortunately it has to be a little more blunt as some people just aren’t getting it. I was reading the comments on Oren’s post on LINQ To SQL and mine and having … Continue reading 

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LINQ To SQL Gets Kicked to the Curb… Needs A Good Home!

Based on the recent announcement on the ADO.NET Team Blog: “We’re making significant investments in the Entity Framework such that as of .NET 4.0 the Entity Framework will be our recommended data access solution for LINQ to relational scenarios.  We … Continue reading 

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Enterprise Library 4.1 Released

How timely is this. I have been talking about the new interception extension in Unity v1.2: TransparentProxyInterceptor and Unity Interception Extension Example in Unity v1.2 VirtualMethodInterceptor in Unity v1.2 – For Those Castle DynamicProxy Fans… AOP and Unity – InterfaceInterceptor … Continue reading 

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Specifying Injection Constructor using Unity Fluent Interface for Loose Coupling and POCO

Each dependency injection framework has its own way of determining the default constructor it will use to create a type. Some will use a parameterless constructor by default, some will choose the greediest constructor, and some will choose the greediest constructor it … Continue reading 

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Simple AOP Example Using Castle DynamicProxy 2.0

Unity 1.2 is about to be released anytime now, and one of the exciting new features is that the core interception technology from the Policy Injection Application Block has been moved to Unity. This allows one to do AOP with … Continue reading 

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ASP.NET MVC Firestarter Event in Tampa, Florida

On Monday, November 17th, 2008, I will be presenting the ASP.NET MVC Framework along with Jim Zimmerman and Joe Healy at the Microsoft Tampa Office. Throughout the day we will be demonstrating the ASP.NET MVC Framework in a cookbook-style approach … Continue reading 

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