Prioritising Validation Results using VAB ASP.NET Integration

One of the many cool features of the Validation Application Block is the simple integration into ASP.NET web applications. By using the PropertyProxyValidator (PPV), you can associate input controls with specific properties of specific types, and the validation rules defined on those types (using either attributes or configuration) will automatically apply to the data in…

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Dependency Injection coming in EntLib v4

Just a quick note in case you missed Grigori’s announcement on the patterns & practices team’s plan to focus on Dependency Injection in the upcoming release of Enterprise Library, now apparently known as v4 (not v3.5 as announced previously). If you have any wish lists please provide them directly to Grigori or on the CodePlex…

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Invoking the Policy Injection Application Block at WCF Service Boundaries

Back when we originally designed the Policy Injection Application Block for Enterprise Library 3.0, we made a conscious decision not to target the block at WCF service boundaries. This wasn’t because we didn’t think there was value at injecting cross-cutting concerns at service boundaries – in fact it’s one of the most interesting places to…

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