The time has finally arrived. The patterns & practices Enterprise Library has been released to MSDN – get it here. We hope you find it valuable for your .NET development projects. It’s been amazing being a part of the team that has worked so hard to put this together over the last 12 months or so. Thanks to everyone who made it happen, including
One of the many things we have tried to improve in Enterprise Library is what we’re calling the “golden hour” experience. This is the about the experience that customers face in the first hour or so, from finding the deliverable on Microsoft.com, determining if they want to download it, download, installation and initial evaluation. There’s a whole lot of stuff in Enterprise Library and we do expect it to take a while for you to get a hold of it all – but in the meantime, please let me know how we did on the “golden hour”. What worked well? What didn’t work well? How does it compare with our earlier blocks? In which areas are you planning on diving into more detail?