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2012

.NET Architecture and Development Book Recommendations for 2012

Another year has gone by. Happy New Year everyone. It is time to update my book recommendation blog. There have been a ton of books come out this year both good and bad.

2011

2010

Professional Silverlight 4 Book Review

Finally someone has given Matthew MacDonald some competition when it comes to Silverlight books. This book is a great read.

2009

Two new video resources for learning Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight 3 (PRISM)

There are 2 new video resources for getting your head around PRISM (patterns & practices Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight).....

New Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight 3.0 - October 2009 Released

The Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight is designed to help you more easily build enterprise-level WPF and Silverlight client applications. This guidance will help you design and build flexible composite client applications. This release allows you to use Silverlight 3.....

Prism (Composite WPF and Silverlight) Quick Start Kit

David Hill has put together a nice Prism Quick Start Kit. These samples should get anyone up and running with ease.

Software Architecture: Foundations, Theory, and Practice Book Review

I recommend this book for the beginner, as well as the experienced, software architect. It is a must read.

2008

MS and patterns and practices News- Prism 2.0, App Arch Guide project, and Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)

The patterns and practices crew and MS has announced a few interesting projects they are working on. Prism 2.0, Application Architecture Guide project, and Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF).

patterns and practices Improving Web Services Security in a printed hard copy

Would you like to see patterns & practices Improving Web Services Security in a printed hard copy?

Composite Application Guidance for WPF Release Version Available

The Composite Application Guidance for WPF is designed to help you more easily build enterprise-level Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) client applications. This guidance will help you design and build flexible composite WPF client applications.

Enterprise Library 4.0 for Visual Studio 2008 released!

Microsoft's patterns and practices team has released Enterprise Library 4.0 for Visual Studio 2008.

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.

ASP.NET 3.5 MVC Preview 2 Available for Download

The ASP.NET MVC Preview 2 provides an early look at an upcoming framework for building ASP.NET web applications using the Model-View-Controller pattern.

New Web Client Software Factory Modularity Bundle from patterns & practices

Modularity is the separation of an application in independent and collaborative modules. You use modules to encapsulate a set of concerns of your application and independently develop and deploy them to your applications. These modules are developed and maintained by multiple teams.

2007

Service Factory - Modeling Edition CTP (VS2008) Available

The Web Service Software Factory: Modeling Edition (also known as the Service Factory) is an integrated collection of resources designed to help you quickly and consistently build WCF and ASMX Web services that adhere to well-known architecture and design patterns. These resources consist of models with code generation in the form of tools integrated with Visual Studio 2008 and patterns and architecture topics in the form of written guidance.