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Web Service Software Factory 2010. Patterns & practices Developer Center May 2010 The Web Service Software Factory 2010 (also known as the Service Factory) is an integrated collection of resources designed to help you quickly and consistently build Web services that adhere to well-known architecture and design patterns. These resources consist of patterns and architecture topics in the form of written guidance and models with code generation in the form of tools integrated with Visual Studio 2010. Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2005 users should use the Web Service Software Factory: Modeling Edition. On This Page System Requirements To use the Web Service Software Factory 2010, you must have the following software installed on your system: To build the Web Service Software Factory 2010 source code, you must have the following additional software installed on your system: Guidance Automation Toolkit (GAX) 2010 Visual Studio 2010 Visualization and Modeling SDK What's New Community Future Plans Feedback and Support Questions?

Solution Development Fundamentals. Solution development fundamentals cover the cross-cutting aspects of solution development, such as security, caching, data access, validation, exception management, and so on. It also includes application architecture, development process, the software development life cycle (SDLC), and application life cycle guidance. You will find guidance and patterns that are generally applicable to solution development regardless of the specific architecture or scenario.

Enterprise Library. Enterprise Library is a collection of application blocks that address common cross-cutting concerns that developers face when developing applications. The latest version of Enterprise Library (version 5.0) was released in April 2010 and includes support for Visual Studio 2010, as well as many performance and functionality improvements. Unity. Unity is our implementation of a dependency injection container. General Guidance Enterprise Library Enterprise Library 4.1 — October 2008 Unity Application Block Process.

Patterns & practices. MSDN Library Design Tools Development Tools and Languages Mobile and Embedded Development Online Services patterns & practices Servers and Enterprise Development Web Development 151 out of 301 rated this helpful - Rate this topic This content has been moved to the patterns & practices landing page. Did you find this helpful? Tell us more... (1500 characters remaining) Thank you for your feedback Show: © 2014 Microsoft. Generate Database Wizard (Entity Data Model Tools) The Create Database Wizard generates data definition language (DDL) for creating a database from an existing conceptual model. The wizard allows you to do conceptual modeling first then create a database that supports the model. The Create Database Wizard requires the following to run successfully: A valid conceptual model. Permission to add files to the current Visual Studio project.

Upon completion, the wizard adds an .sql file to the project. This file contains DDL for creating the database. Upon completion, the Create Database Wizard does the following: Generates the store schema definition language (SSDL) and mapping specification language (MSL) that correspond to the provided CSDL. It is important to note that the Generate Database Wizard does not execute the generated DDL. Entity Designer Database Generation Power Pack - ADO.NET team blog. The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. Basic Table-per-Hierarchy support. This is represented by the “Generate T-SQL via T4 (TPH)” workflow.The SSDL and MSL generation pieces can now be tweaked through T4 templates, both in TPH and TPT strategies through the “Generate T-SQL via T4 (TPT)” and “Generate T-SQL via T4 (TPH)” workflows.Direct deployment and data/schema migration are available through the “Generate Migration T-SQL and Deploy” workflow.

In addition, there are a few other things: Data-Tier Application support. In this walkthrough, I will demonstrate how to install the Database Generation Power Pack 1.0.1, some of the key features in the new user interface, and how to achieve data and schema migration. Installation The only pre-requisite is Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2. Click on the “Download” link which will download the MSI.

Setup Walkthrough 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Snoop. Snoop (a WPF utility) The latest & greatest on Snoop including x64 support can now be found at the Snoop project on CodePlex. Download SourceInstaller News Updated (after a long hiatus) to include .NET 3.5 support and a couple of extra tweaks and styling. There is a remaining issue where I broke the property value editing (sorry!)

, but hopefully that will be fixed soon. What A random utility made to simplify visual debugging of WPF applications at runtime. This is not an official tool, just a utility that was found useful and added to when functionality was needed. Usage Run Snoop.exe. Once the application to be snooped is selected, click the Snoop icon ( )to launch Snoop. Building Snoop.csproj can be built using VS Express, but the complete solution requires the C++ compiler found in full VS. Primary View Graph of the visual tree on the left, list of properties on the selected element in the center, common events & preview area on the right Tree View Property Grid RoutedEvents View.

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SharePoint. Patterns & practices - Unity. Introduction to Unity. By using dependency injection frameworks and inversion of control mechanisms, developers can generate and assemble instances of custom classes and objects that can contain dependent object instances and settings. The Unity Application Block supports this functionality, allowing developers to use techniques such as container-configured injection, constructor injection, property injection, and method call injection to generate and assemble instances of objects complete with all dependent objects and settings. The Unity Application Block exposes two methods for registering types and mappings with the container: RegisterType.

This method registers a type with the container. At the appropriate time, the container will build an instance of the type you specify. This could be in response to dependency injection initiated through class attributes or when you call the Resolve method. Write Less Code and Play More Golf—Getting to Know Enterprise Library 4.0. Patterns & practices Developer Center Alex Homer, Microsoft Corporation August 2008 This article provides an overview of Microsoft Enterprise Library. It discusses why you should consider using this useful set of routines and components in your applications, what Enterprise Library actually is, and how you can get started using it. Contents Why Build From Scratch? For more information about Enterprise Library, see the Enterprise Library Web site on CodePlex.

Imagine for a moment that you have decided to build your own sports car. Of course, so far it is just a body shell; you now need to source the running gear, interior fittings, electrical equipment, and the rest of the myriad bits of kit that make up a modern motor car. So why is it that many software developers refuse to follow this obvious course of action and, instead, insist on building every component and service they need from scratch? One of the key products in the patterns & practices range is the Enterprise Library. Guidance Automation Extensions 2010 and Guidance Automation Toolkit 2010. Patterns & practices Developer Center May 2010 The Guidance Automation Extensions (GAX) 2010 and the Guidance Automation Toolkit (GAT) 2010 are components of Guidance Automation that help build and run Guidance Packages inside Visual Studio 2010.

GAT 2010 includes a new recipe that converts Guidance Packages created for Visual Studio 2008 into Guidance Packages that work with Visual Studio 2010. GAX 2010 and GAT 2010 are VSIX files deployed as Visual Studio 2010 extensions and can work side by side with previous GAX and GAT releases for Visual Studio 2008 or Visual Studio 2005. However, you cannot install a Guidance Package written for Visual 2008 or Visual Studio 2005 on Visual Studio 2010. Additionally, you cannot install GAX 2010 or GAT 2010 on Visual Studio 2008 or Visual Studio 2005. Both GAX 2010 and GAT 2010 require the following: In addition, GAT 2010 requires the following Guidance Automation Extensions (GAX) 2010 Visual Studio 2010 Software Development Kit (SDK)

Patterns & practices. Each patterns & practices offering contains a combination of written documentation and re-usable source code. Many also include a reference implementation. As the guidance is being developed it is reviewed and approved by internal Microsoft product teams and by external customers and partners. This produces a solid starting point for your application and a set of proven practices that you can follow with confidence. Many patterns & practices offerings illustrate how to incorporate multiple Microsoft products and technologies into an overall solution. By using patterns & practices offerings, you can accelerate the design and development of your custom applications, reduce project technical risk, and position yourself to take advantage of future Microsoft technologies. patterns & practices offerings are organized in the MSDN Library into the following categories: In addition, a collection of Retired Content is available.

To view the future release plan, see the patterns & practices Roadmap. Exploring the Observer Design Pattern. Doug Purdy, Microsoft Corporation Jeffrey Richter, Wintellect January 2002 Summary: This article discusses the use of design patterns in the Microsoft .NET Framework. An extremely powerful tool for developers or architects in development projects, design patterns ensure that common problems are addressed via well-known and accepted solutions, and that correct code is developed more rapidly, reducing the chance that a mistake will occur in design or implementation. (21 printed pages) Contents IntroductionWhy Design Patterns?. Introduction During the course of a given development project, it is not uncommon to use the concept of design patterns to address certain problems relating to application design and architecture.

The origin of software design patterns is attributed to the work of Christopher Alexander. In 1995, the software industry was first widely introduced to the design patterns as they directly related to building applications. Why Design Patterns? .NET Framework Patterns Figure 1. Enterprise Library. Patterns & practices Developer Center April 2013 The Microsoft Enterprise Library is a collection of reusable software components (application blocks) designed to assist software developers with common enterprise development cross-cutting concerns (such as logging, validation, data access, exception handling, and many others).

Application blocks are a type of guidance; they are provided as source code, test cases, and documentation that can be used "as is," extended, or modified by developers to use on complex, enterprise-level line-of-business development projects. The design of application blocks encapsulates the Microsoft recommended and proven practices for .NET application development. These good practices are demonstrated in the overall design of the Enterprise Library, as well in the context-specific guidelines in the design of individual application blocks and QuickStarts. The goals of Enterprise Library are the following: Consistency. Patterns & practices – Enterprise Library. Patterns & practices - GAX Extensions Library. Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management.

By using the suite of client-server tools in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013, you can apply proven practices to manage your application's lifecycle. You can manage source code across your team; develop, build, and test your application; plan projects, track work, and report progress. TFS provides version control, a build system, and Agile planning tools and metrics for managing software development projects. Once you’ve got your project up and running, you can use these additional tools to support the design, code quality, and deployment of your applications. Developers, architects, and testers typically connect to TFS through Visual Studio. They can also connect using a web browser to Team Web Access (TWA), Microsoft Test Manager, and Visual Studio Online.

The following table shows which TFS tools are available, based on the Visual Studio edition. Notes: Additional Team Foundation clients support program managers and other stakeholders to connect to TFS. A: Yes. WPF Hands-On Lab: Get Started with the Prism Library. In this lab, you will learn the basic concepts of the Composite Application Guidance for WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) and apply them to create a Composite Application Library solution that you can use as the starting point for building a composite WPF application. After completing this lab, you will be able to do the following: You will understand the basic concepts of the Composite Application Guidance for WPF.

You will create a new solution based on the Composite Application Library. You will create a module and load it statically. This topic requires you to have the following Composite Application Library and Unity Application Block assemblies: Microsoft.Practices.Composite.dll Microsoft.Practices.Composite.Wpf.dll Microsoft.Practices.Composite.UnityExtensions.dll Microsoft.Practices.Unity.dll Microsoft.Practices.ObjectBuilder2.dll To compile the solution This lab includes the following tasks: The next sections describe each of these tasks. Background: Composite Applications. Developer's Guide to Microsoft Prism. Patterns & practices Developer Center February 2012 Prism provides guidance designed to help you more easily design and build rich, flexible, and easily maintained Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) desktop applications, Silverlight Rich Internet Applications (RIAs), and Windows Phone 7 applications.

Using design patterns that embody important architectural design principles, such as separation of concerns and loose coupling, Prism helps you to design and build applications using loosely coupled components that can evolve independently but which can be easily and seamlessly integrated into the overall application. These types of applications are known as composite applications. Prism is intended for software developers building WPF or Silverlight applications that typically feature multiple screens, rich user interaction and data visualization, and that embody significant presentation and business logic. Before you can use the Prism Library, the following must be installed: Chapter 28: Designing SharePoint LOB Applications. MSDN Magazine. Unity Application Block. Application Architecture Guide, 2nd Edition. Smart Client Architecture and Design Guide.

Describing the Enterprise Architectural Space.