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The patterns & practices team has released version 5 of the Microsoft Enterprise Library.
This major release of Enterprise Library contains many compelling new features and updates that will make developers more productive. These include:
Download from Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0.
Microsoft Enterprise Library is a collection of application blocks designed to assist developers with common enterprise development challenges. Application blocks are a type of guidance, provided as source code that can be used "as is," extended, or modified by developers to use on enterprise development projects.
It includes a collection of application blocks and a set of core features. This release includes:
The patterns & practices team provides recommendations on how to design and develop custom applications using the Microsoft platform.
The team has recently also released Application Architecture Guide Layer Diagrams extends Visual Studio 2010 with five layer diagrams from Microsoft Application Architecture Guide 2nd edition.
Bruce D. Kyle ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation