Dialog Box of the Week

Luckily for me, it didn’t actually take quite that long.


Unity + EntLib = ?

If you’ve been following Grigori Melnik’s blog, you’ll know a bit about Unity, the new Dependency Injection container that’s coming in Enterprise Library 4.0. Unfortunately I won’t be able to make it to the Unity Extensibility Workshop later this month (it’s just a little bit out of my way), but I was lucky enough to…


Unity Workshop in Redmond

In case you missed it, the “Dependency Injection Application Block” promised for Enterprise Library 4.0 is now called “Unity”. (As an aside, I find it quite interesting how Microsoft’s product names have been changing lately – in no time we’ve moved from names like “Windows Communication Foundation” and “Guidance Automation Extensions” (my fault 🙂 to…


So, what did you watch last night?

When I was growing up, we had two TV channels in my area: ABC, the government-run channel, and Capital 7, the commercial channel. While I don’t really want to go back to that world, I do remember it with a certain amount of nostalgia. While the number options was obviously abysmal, there were some interesting…


A Follow-up on PIAB+WCF Integration

  Last month I posted an entry describing how to invoke the Policy Injection Application Block at WCF service boundaries by using custom WCF behaviours. Since then I’ve discovered a couple of new things that I thought you might be interested in. First, my (OK, actually my wife’s 🙂 February 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine…


Enterprise Library 4.0 Plan Published!

Happy New Year to you all! The Enterprise Library team has started the new year with a bang by publishing their v4.0 product backlog onto CodePlex. As announced previously, the big ticket item is a new Dependency Injection Application Block, but there are a bunch of other goodies on the list, including: Support for and…