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Microsoft Enterprise Library 6.0 Adds Semantic Logging

by Abel Avram on  Apr 26, 2013 1

Microsoft has released Enterprise Library 6.0 with a Semantic Logging application block, support for Unity 3.0 and Windows Store apps, simplified usage, better documentation and overall experience.

ModelMapper: An Object To Object Mapping Library

by Kostis Kapelonis on  Nov 19, 2012 7

ModelMapper is an object to object mapping library that eliminates repeatable code for copying objects from one representation to another. By looking at property names it can perform an automatic mapping or hints can be defined that describe precisely the mapping process. It is inspired from AutoMapper which is a similar library for .NET

Travis CI Announces Support for Java and Plans for Travis Pro

by Manuel Pais on  Feb 23, 2012 2

Travis CI, a cloud-based continuous integration (CI) offering for open source projects on Github, has announced support for Java builds, as well as Scala and Groovy additions. After gaining traction among the Ruby open source community the project is now looking into the possibility of expansion to a hosted CI service (nicknamed Travis Pro).

Riak NoSQL Database: Use Cases and Best Practices

by Srini Penchikala on  Dec 23, 2011

Riak is a key-value based NoSQL database that can be used to store user session related data. Andy Gross from Basho Technologies recently spoke at QCon SF 2011 Conference about Riak use cases. InfoQ spoke with Andy and Mark Phillips from Basho team about Riak database features and best practices when using Riak.

Application Build and Continuous Integration Patterns

by Manuel Pais on  Apr 13, 2011

Julian Simpson, Principal Consultant at The Build Doctor, has compiled a set of patterns for maintaining a fast and reliable application build process and avoiding some Continuous Integration (CI) pitfalls. He also presents a number of patterns for deployment automation and testing in production-like environments.

Prism 4 Final Released

by James Vastbinder on  Dec 01, 2010

Karl Shifflett released the final release of Prism 4 to MSDN on November 12. Simultaneously, Karl also published the first installment of a series of multimedia training that is consumed within Visual Studio 2010 called, In the Box.

Implementing Partial Updates In RESTful Services

by Dilip Krishnan on  Nov 19, 2010 3

Alex Scordellis posted an article on how the interaction of a client and a service can be modeled and designed for updating partial resources. It appears that it is easily solved if we model the resources appropriately. Often times just thinking of resources as entities that support CRUD is the problem and modeling resources as “resources” and the services they offer.

Patterns for Building Applications for Windows Azure

by Abel Avram on  Sep 15, 2010

J.D. Meier, a Principal Program Manager for the patterns & practices group at Microsoft, has listed a number of ASP.NET application patterns for Windows Azure, showing how the components work in the cloud. He also gave an example of mapping a standard web application to the cloud.

Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET

by Abel Avram on  Sep 02, 2010 1

The patterns&practices team has released Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET, a book containing guidance for writing parallel programs for .NET. In essence the book contains 6 design patterns for parallel programming accompanied by code samples.

Microsoft Has Released Enterprise Library 5.0

by Abel Avram on  Apr 23, 2010 12

Microsoft pattern&practices has released Enterprise Library 5.0, a set of application blocks that can be used as building blocks for enterprise applications, representing Microsoft’s guidance on how to write good applications. The library contains a number of improvements, includes Unity 2.0, and supports .NET 4.0.

SOA Anti-Principles?

by Mark Little on  Mar 07, 2010 3

Much has been written about SOA Patterns and Anti-Patterns over the years, and while SOA Principles are well defined and documented, their Anti-Principles are typically ignored or overlooked. Steve Jones discusses the need for more effort to be put into anti-patterns and starts with a few of his own.

Agile 2009 Program Announced

by Deborah Hartmann Preuss on  May 14, 2009 3

The Agile Alliance's Agile2009 conference program has been announced, again organized by theme, not job description. It will be held this year in Chicago from Aug. 24-28. New: Coaching, Manifesting Agility. Back again: Open Jam, Programming w. the Stars, Live Aid, Muzic Masti, AAFTT (Testing) Workshop. Immediately followed this year the PLoP conference, also in Chicago.

PRISM 2 Supports Silverlight

by Abel Avram on  Feb 19, 2009

Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight v2.0, a.k.a. PRISM 2, has been released on Microsoft Downloads. This release offers guidance for building Silverlight client applications as well as guidance for reusing code between WPF applications and Silverlight ones.

A Quick Look at Architectural Styles and Patterns

by Abel Avram on  Feb 11, 2009 2

App Arch Guide 2.0 (Microsoft patterns&practices), Chapter 6, talks about architectural styles like Message-Bus, Layered Architecture, SOA. Beside those styles there are numerous architectural patterns like Plug-in, Peer-to-Peer, Publish-Subscribe. Some authors make a difference between architectural styles, patterns and metaphors.

A Rich Internet Application (RIA) Pattern

by Abel Avram on  Jan 28, 2009 1

Microsoft’s patterns&practices has published a RIA pattern under the Application Architecture Guide 2.0 project. The pattern addresses a 3-tier scenario providing a solution for it.

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