Learn Enterprise Library 6 and Unity 3 with newly released hands-on labs

Download full set of Hands-on Labs for Enterprise Library 6   Download Unity 3 Hands-on Labs only   This release complements the recent releases of Enterprise Library 6 and Unity 3. The comprehensive labs were created by developers for developers. They will be useful both to those who are new to Enterprise Library and those…

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Entlib Extensibility Labs final release includes the Custom Application Block tutorial

Just a quick note: Extensibility Hands-on Labs for Enterprise Library have been updated to include guidance and exercises on building custom application blocks – both runtime and design-time pieces. The full set of labs is on MSDN now. A friendly reminder, if you build an extension to EntLib that others may potentially benefit from, consider…

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Enterprise Library Extensibility

Extensibility has always been one of the key design principles for Enterprise Library. Today, there are 3 ways how EntLib can be extended and customized: 1) Write pluggable custom providers. Each application block has extension points which you can leverage. With providers, functionality that is not a part of the application block’s core functionality can…

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Hands-on Labs for Enterprise Library 5.0 and Unity 2.0 Released

In the continued commitment to our users – .NET enterprise developers, we are releasing a fully updated set of hands-on labs today. These are built by developers for developers! The set includes exercises for all application blocks as well as Unity, Interception and complex configuration scenarios. Once you download the msi, you can choose which…

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EntLib/Unity Trainers

If you are offering industrial or academic courses or workshops that use Enterprise Library or Unity, I hope you are already taking advantage of our updated Hands-On Labs. I would like to know what else we could do to better support you and the learners. Please reply to this post or ping me directly. You may also want…

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Just Released – Hands-on Labs for Enterprise Library 4.1 and Unity 1.2

I know it’s easy to get lost in the plethora of announcements and buzz from MIX’09, but today we are releasing a set of hands-on labs for all the application blocks in Enterprise Library. We believe that this valuable release will not go unnoticed by the community of devoted EntLib users and want to take…

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Just Released: Validation Application Block Hands-On Lab

Here’s a gift for the New Year’s. We have produced a new hands-on lab on validation with Enterprise Library. It contains 13 exercises that walk you through capabilities of the Validation Application Block in various application contexts: The first 11 deal with a Windows Forms data processing application that takes the information entered by the…

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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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