Announcing 6 new patterns and practices releases

The patterns & practices team just published 6 new releases in the last two weeks. Ajoy discusses the releases on his blog. The new releases include: Enterprise Library v4.1 Unity Application Block v1.2 Distributed Agile Development white paper and Agile showcase Application Architecture Guide v2.0 (Beta 1) SharePoint Development Guidance v1.0 Acceptance Testing Guidance Check…

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Do we listen to the community?

Does the patterns & practices client team listen to the community? It is easy for someone in our position to fall into the “ivory tower” trap and not listen to customers. Within patterns & practices we work hard at listening to the community when working on releases. I am interested in hearing both the good…

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SCSF April 2008 Alpha for Visual Studio 2008 Published to CodePlex

In response to customer requests, we just published the Smart Client Software Factory April 2008 Alpha release to CodePlex. As I mentioned in a previous blog we are close to finishing this release. The current plan is to go out with EntLib 3.1 support as we are not taking advantage of new EntLib 4.0 features…

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Using EntLib 3.1 with Visual Studio 2008

If you want to use “take full advantage of Enterprise Library 3.1”, Scott Densmore just posted a blog about how to make it work on Visual Studio 2008. We have had customers using WCSF February 2008 which runs on Visual Studio 2008 ask how they can use the factory with Enterprise Library 3.1 which runs…

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