Announcing the guide for claims based identity and access control

Today, we’ve put the first beta drop of the book ‘Guide for Claims based identity and access control’ online. You can find the beta of the guide at Codeplex. Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll keep placing new releases online, so keep looking. So what are these ‘Claims’ and why create a whole guide…


Sharepoint guidance v2 – drop 9

This week, we published the results of interation 9 to our codeplex site. You can get it here: In this drop, we have addressed a number of tasks: Implemented trusted facade pattern and removed the fake SSO provider Refactored the repositories to make better use of WCF Proxies Support for UpdatePanel in SafeScriptManager Updated…


sharepoint guidance drop 8 video online

Hi guys, Our drop 8 video is online on Channel 9. Check it out: Happy watching and keep practicing! _Erwin


what do you think of prism?

Prism has been out for quite a while now. I hope you had some time to play with it, read the docs, look at the code and build apps with it. So, what do YOU think of prism? Did you like it? Did it help solve your composite application problems? Was it easy to use…


p&p Sharepoint guidance v2

Since the Prism project is done, I’ll be working on a different project for the next couple of months. Sharepoint guidance on Codeplex The goal of this project is to provide guidance on how to build Sharepoint applications in a professional way. Version 1 of Sharepoint Guidance V1 of the Sharepoint guidance project focused mainly…


Test if classes are registered in unity

While writing some sample applications for the upcoming release of Prism (Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight) I ran into a small challenge. “How do you verify (with unit tests) that the right classes are registered in your DI-container?” In my case, the container is Unity, but Unity does not have any ‘IsTypeRegistered’ methods…


prism v2 – drop 10 (composite application guidance)

Today, we have released what’s likely going to be the last drop of Prism before the final release. You can get the release from: During this iteration, we have mostly worked on documentation, implementing a new UI for the Stock Trader Reference Implementation and fixing some last important bugs. The most important changes are:…


prism v2 – drop 9 (composite application guidance for wpf and silverlight)

It’s been a while since my last post. Not that the Prism team has been sitting idle though. Last Friday, we’ve released drop 9 of Prism. As we are approaching the end of the Prism v2 project, there are a lot less API changes, as we are mostly focussing on finishing the docs and resolving…


PRISM v2 – dROP 6 (Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight

Today, we have released the 6th drop of Prism V2 (affectionately known as Compostite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight) You can download it from:    What’s new? We’ve had a busy iteration, where we mainly focused on improving some of the design around regions, bugfixes and some code cleanup. This is the list…