[ENTLIB] Enterprise Library 5.0 Silverlight Integration Pack Released

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I almost forget, the Patterns & Practices of Microsoft team has released the Silverlight Integration Pack for enterprise library.This set of components enables us to take advantage ofenterprise library for developments on Silverlight.

Initially, this release includes:

  • caching application block with support for:
    • In-memory cache
    • Isolated cache storage
    • Expiration and scavenging policies
    • Notification of cache purging
  • validation application block with support for:
    • Multi-level complex validation
    • Attribute-based specification of validation rules
    • Configuration-based specification of validation rules
    • Simple cross-field validation
    • Self-validation
    • Cross-tier validation (through WCF RIA Services integration)
    • Multiple rule-sets
    • Meta data type updating with external entities for classes in Silverlight
    • Rich set of built-in validators
  • logging application block, including:
    • Trace notification listener
    • Isolated storage trace listener
    • Remote service trace listener with support of batch logging
    • Implementation of a Remote WCF logging service that integrate with the desktop version of the Logging Application Block
    • Logging filters
    • Tracing
    • Logging settings runtime API change
  • exception handling application block, including:
    • Simple configurable, policy-based mechanism for dealing with exceptions consistently
    • Wrap handler
    • Replace handler
    • Logging handler
  • unity application block – to dependency injection container
  • Dependency injection container independence (Unity ships with the Enterprise Library, but can be replaced with a different container)
  • unity interception mechanism, with support for:
    • Virtual method interception
    • Interception interface
  • policy injection application block, including:
    • Validation handler
    • exception Handling handler
    • Logging handler
  • Flexible configuration options, including:
    • XAML-based configuration support
    • Asynchronous loading configuration
    • Interactive configuration console supporting profiles (desktop vs.) (Silverlight)
    • Translation tool for XAML config (needed to convert conventional XML configuration files):
      • Standalone command-line tool
      • Config console wizard
      • MS Build task
    • Programmatic configuration support via a fluent interface
  • StockTrader V2 reference implementation (RI) (via a separate download; final version to be released in the coming days)

Another interesting novelty that EntLib has for some time, is that the in addition to the classic setup installer, now we can use EntLib through NuGetpackages.


Greetings @ Home

The Bruno


Source: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/agile/archive/2011/05/11/silverlight-integration-pack-for-microsoft-enterprise-library-5-0-released.aspx

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