p&p goes on a release spree!


Microsoft p&p team was busy releasing several projects in the last week. Here is a summary of what was released and what is coming shortly.

Name What is it? CodePlex Site / Download Link
Enterprise Library v4.1 Enterprise Library is a collection of reusable software components (application blocks) designed to assist software developers with common enterprise development challenges. http://www.codeplex.com/entlib
Download official releases
Unity Application Block v1.2

Unity Application Block (Unity) is a lightweight extensible dependency injection container with support for constructor, property, and method call injection.

http://www.codeplex.com/unity
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd140117.aspx
Distributed Agile Development white paper and Agile showcase page List of resources based on Agile experience at p&p N/A
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/dd128747.aspx
Application Architecture Guide v2.0 (Beta 1)

The purpose of the Application Architecture Guide 2.0 is to improve your effectiveness building applications on the Microsoft platform. The primary audience is solution architects and development leads. The guide will provide design-level guidance for the architecture and design of applications built on the .NET Platform. It focuses on the most common types of applications, partitioning application functionality into layers, components, and services, and walks through their key design characteristics.

http://www.codeplex.com/AppArchGuide
Download the Application Architecture Guide - v2.0
SharePoint Development Guidance v1.0

This guidance helps architects and developers build SharePoint intranet applications. A reference implementation (RI) demonstrates solutions to common architectural, development and lifecycle management challenges.

http://www.codeplex.com/spg
COMING SOON!
Acceptance Testing Guidance The Acceptance Test Engineering Guide will provide guidance for technology stakeholders (developers, development leads, testers, test leads, architects, etc.) and business stakeholders (managers, customers, end users, etc) on the discipline of acceptance testing. http://www.codeplex.com/TestingGuidance
Download Beta 1 guide

Happy downloading. Please us know your feedback on any or all of these deliverables. Post a comment on this blog or in the forums in the respective project CodePlex sites.


Comments (3)
  1. The patterns & practices team just published 6 new releases in the last two weeks. Ajoy discusses

  2. Erik Cox says:

    Hi!

    Well I can’t speak about all of the releases listed here but what I can say is that I was thrilled with

    <a href=”Application’>http://www.notionsolutions.com”>Application Architecture</a> Guide v2.0 (Beta 1)…or to be more specific with the Chapter 16 – Rich Internet Applications…I mean %70 of all my questions – about the previously mentioned – got their answers here..I mean there is everything from validation, management, deployment…etc. Great stuff…thx!

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