See you at TechEd Australia and New Zealand

Just a quick post for anyone attending TechEd Australia and/or New Zealand, in the first couple of weeks of September 2009. I’ll be doing two presentations, so please stop by and say hello (and maybe even watch the sessions!). The sessions I’m presenting are: ARC302 – Introducing Enterprise Library 5.0 Be one of the first…

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Enterprise Library 4.0 – Get it while it’s hot!

It’s almost exactly a year since I handed in the keys to the Enterprise Library bus, but I’m still as excited as ever about the release of a new version. The team has just released Enterprise Library 4.0, which features all of the blocks you know and love updated for Visual Studio 2008, plus the…

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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…

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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…

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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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