Thank you, Microsoft, p&p and the community!

After seven exciting and fulfilling years with Microsoft, I’ve made a decision to move on.  Microsoft patterns & practices was an incredible journey for me. I’ve had the rare luxury of working on many great projects with truly amazing, even distinguished people! In retrospect, my team has accomplished a lot! Many of the assets we…


Unity 3.5 RTW: Now with more Peace, Love, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

I’m extremely proud to announce the latest release of the Unity DI container. We have updated it to simplify cross-platform development of apps and services. While this 3.5 release is filled with too many improvements to talk about, I’d like to highlight these two: Truly portable class library: We have transformed the individual platform targeted…


Simplifying cross-platform development – Unity 3.5 Portable Class Library Preview

We are updating Unity DI container to simplify cross-platform development of apps and services. The preview includes the following: Transform the individual platform targeted Unity into a PCL, including support for: Windows Store Apps 8.0 and 8.1 Windows Phone Silverlight 8.0 and 8.1 .NET 4.5 and up Xamarin/Mono (Xamarin.iOS v7 and Xamarian.Android v4.12) Performance improvements…


Semantic Logging Application Block now supports activity tracing and Elasticsearch

We are happy to announce the release of the Semantic Logging Application Block (SLAB) v1.1. It has exciting new features that will make developers more productive and that help improve your operational intelligence. I want to highlight three in particular: Support for activity tracing Support for activity IDs for EventSources is available in .NET 4.5.1….


Semantic Logging Application Block 1.1 Pre-release

Greetings, EntLib community, and Happy New Year! Together with the community members, the p&p team has produced an update to the Semantic Logging Application Block (SLAB). It now includes the support for: Activity Ids ( Keywords over 32 bits ( Support for Activity Ids for EventSources is available in .NET 4.5.1. This version of SLAB…