Just Released: Unity Application Block 1.2 for Silverlight

If you are building rich application experiences in Silverlight, you can now use the power of dependency injection. It was possible to use Unity on Silverlight before, but you had to make some tweaks since Silverlight has some differences from the desktop common language runtime (CLR). We are happy to announce the official release of…

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What is Enterprise Library team currently up to?

After shipping Enterprise Library v4.1, the team is focusing on the ease-of-use and learnability aspects of both EntLib and Unity. Our top stories of the current backlog include the following: Unity for Silverlight [Done – 12/14/2008] Comprehensive Enterprise Library FAQs [Done – 2/10/2009]  Validation Block Hands-on Lab [Done – 1/3/2009] Interception Hands-on Lab [Done –…

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Microsoft Enterprise Library – What Do Customers Want ?

As the Enterprise Library product owner and now program manager, I frequently talk to users. Despite the fact that we position the Enterprise Library as coded guidance, I consistently hear the sentiment that it is perceived as a product. As one customer unequivocally put it, “We don’t care what you call it. As far as…

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