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…

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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…

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Enterprise Library community extensions ported to v5, released via NuGet

When I give an overview of the Enterprise Library, I often refer to an ecosystem of the core application blocks built by the Microsoft patterns & practices team, components tailored by the customers for their own needs as well as those produced and shared by the community. Extensibility has been one of core architectural design…

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