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PUBLIC MARKS from tadanderson with tags framework & microsoft


An Enterprise and Software Architect's Tools of the Trade

It is not easy keeping up the latest technologies, processes, architectural techniques, and enterprise architecture framework improvements. Now more than ever an architect needs a lot of assets to keep up.


Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform Book Review

This is a book that would be good for anyone that wants to get a snapshot of the current Microsoft technology stack.


SOA with .NET and Windows Azure Book Review

This book is a must have for anyone that wants to know what Microsoft technologies have to offer to accomplish Service Oriented Architecture.



Framework Design Guidelines (2nd Edition) Book Review

If you are doing .NET development, you must have this book by your side. It is a great reference and it is very readable. It is great to just flip through and pick out a topic or to read from start to finish.........

Prism V2 Drop 1 (aka Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight)

The patterns and practices team has made their first drop of the Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight (Prism V2).

Has Microsoft Implemented the Software Factory? I think not.

What I have seen come out of patterns and practices are not software factories as prescribed by the initial movement.

Framework Engineering Video: Architecting, Designing, and Developing Reusable Libraries

This session covers the main aspects of reusable library design: API design, architecture, and general framework engineering processes. Well-designed APIs are critical to the success of reusable libraries, but there are other aspects of framework development that are equally important, yet not widely covered in literature. Organizations creating reusable libraries often struggle with the process of managing dependencies, compatibility, and other design processes so critical to the success of modern frameworks. Come to this session and learn about how Microsoft creates its frameworks. The session is based on experiences from the development of the .NET Framework and Silverlight, and will cover processes Microsoft uses in the development of managed frameworks.


Smart Client Software Factory (SCSF) v2 Released (May 2007)!!!!

The Smart Client Software Factory (SCSF) v2 (May 2007), which includes Windows Presentation Foundation interoperability CAB extensions and View with presenter recipe, is available for download.


Acropolis is the code name for a framework that supports the rapid development, deployment, and management of composite client applications.