I just posted a blog entry about EntLib and Alex's article. I also wanted to share this list of web casts on Enterprise Library.
Time to grab some popcorn and soda :)
Extending the Microsoft Enterprise Library Unity Application Block Dependency Injection Container
The Microsoft Enterprise Library Unity Application Block is a lightweight, extensible dependency injection container from Microsoft patterns & practices. This webcast will discuss the underlying Unity architecture and its extension model. We'll walk through several extensions starting with simple customizations (including custom lifetime managers and custom resolution strategies) to adding completely new features to the container. ...
7/25/2008 1:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 7/25/2010 12:00 AM | Duration:90 Minutes
Primary Language: English
Primary Target Audience: Architect
Introduction to dependency injection with Microsoft Enterprise Library Unity Application Block
This webcast will introduce the Microsoft Enterprise Library Unity Application Block - a lightweight, extensible dependency injection container with support for constructor, property, and method call injection. Dependency injection is a popular software engineering technique that supports loosely-coupled design and facilitates application testability and maintainability.We'll discuss the common scenarios and demonstrate how Unity addresses them in various contexts - from a standalone smart client appplication to a web application and service. ...
7/11/2008 8:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 7/11/2010 12:00 AM | Duration:60 Minutes
Taking advantage of Microsoft Enterprise Library 4.0 for Visual Studio 2008
Microsoft Enterprise Library is a collection of reusable software components (application blocks) designed to assist software developers with common enterprise development challenges (such as logging, validation, exception handling, and many others). The design of application blocks encapsulates the Microsoft recommended and proven practices for .NET application development. This webcast will provide an overview of Enterprise Library and cover the new features of Enterprise Library 4.0, including: integration with Unity dependency injection container; improved instrumentation and WMI2 support; and pluggable cache manager. This webcast is targeted for architects and developers who are both new to Enterprise Library and those who have used it in the past. ...
7/11/2008 1:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 7/10/2010 12:00 AM | Duration:90 Minutes
MSDN Webcast: Introducing the Policy Injection Application Block (Level 200)
The Policy Injection Application Block is a new addition to the patterns & practices Enterprise Library 3.0 that enables you to define policies that can be applied before or after calls to your business objects. Each policy consists of a chain of handlers that typically implement cross-cutting concerns by calling other application blocks or frameworks. Join this session as we describe and demonstrate the features, architecture, and implementation of this new application block.Presenters: Chris Tavares, Software Development Engineer, Microsoft Corporation, and Tom Hollander, Product Manager, Microsoft CorporationIf you have questions or feedback, contact us. ...
5/8/2007 9:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 5/7/2009 12:00 AM | Duration:67 Minutes
Primary Target Audience: Developer
MSDN Webcast: Introducing the Validation Application Block (Level 200)
The patterns & practices Enterprise Library 3.0 includes a Validation Application Block that can help you define validation rules consistently and apply the validation rules in different layers of your application. Join this session as we describe and demonstrate the features, architecture, and implementation of this new application block.Presenters: David Hayden, Professional Website Developer, Microsoft MVP, David Hayden, and Tom Hollander, Product Manager, Microsoft CorporationIf you have questions or feedback, contact us. ...
5/1/2007 9:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 4/30/2009 12:00 AM | Duration:64 Minutes