Who is using WCSF?

Blaine and I would like to ask the community to let us know "who is using WCSF?"  We know that WCSF has been fairly successful based on: WCSF has been downloaded a few times (ok, it is really many thousands of times) The discussion forums on CodePlex are fairly busy Direct customer engagement with a…

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Where is WCSF headed?

Blaine & I have been getting a lot of emails, messages, comments, etc about WCSF.  There are a lot of people interested in a public statement from patterns & practices about the roadmap for WCSF and future support of WCSF, in addition to the "normal" feature requests. Well, we have some good news: Blaine has…

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Unit testing SharePoint

Francis has an article on Unit Testing SharePoint 2007 Applications He also did a brownbag talk on this yesterday, which was very interesting and brought up a few big challenges and ways to work around them. Enjoy

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Proof of Concept: a simple DI solution for ASP.NET WebForms

Chris Tavares and I were chatting yesterday morning about an idea Chris had: building a simple, reusable Http Module that gives folks DI scoped to the Application, Session, and Request.  Yesterday afternoon, during the p&p Dev team’s weekly “Code Kata” we threw together a spike/proof of concept in a couple of hours.  “Code Kata” is…

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Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Using the UnityCompositionContainer

This is the sixth post in a series. The other post include: Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Intro. Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Adding an ICompositionContainer Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Clean Up ICompositionContainer Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity –…

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Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Actually Adding Unity

This is the fifth post in a series. The other post include: Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Intro. Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Adding an ICompositionContainer Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Clean Up ICompositionContainer Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity –…

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Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Ummmm…Oooops.

This is the forth post in a series. The other post include Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Intro. Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Adding an ICompositionContainer Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Clean Up ICompositionContainer If you want background, go read the earlier posts….

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Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Clean Up ICompositionContainer

This is the third post in a series. The other post include Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Intro. Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Adding an ICompositionContainer If you want background, go read the earlier posts. Based upon feedback, I am making the source code available at CWAB…

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Web Client Software Factory Guidance Assets are now Available on MSDN

Some of you may remember that waaaay back in October (and earlier) the Web Client Software Factory team was shipping these things called “bundles”.  A bundle was all a developer needed to get started and learn about a single concept, like the Model View Presenter pattern in a web application, or contextual auto-complete.  These bundles…

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Converting the Composite Web Application Block to Unity – Intro

A few weeks ago, I decided I needed to play with the Unity Dependency Injection container. I wanted to see how Chris and the rest of the team had designed it and see how usable the container was. I had seen requests on the Web Client Software Factory project’s CodePlex site asking for a Unity…

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