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Next Generation Unit Test Framework xUnit.net
Honestly speaking i was never a fan of TDD till few months back, but the more i read on this topic the more i am facsinated about it. Not untill I read Agile Principles, Patterns and Practices by Robert C Martin, where he talks about the relevance of unit test to validate both design and code smell. Okies let me brief out some of the new cool features of xUnit.net Things i liked of xUnit.Net compared to NUnit Single Object Instance per Test Method. No [SetUp] or [TearDown] - replaced by constructor ......

Posted On Thursday, January 31, 2008 8:24 AM

Error while exposing WCF service from web service software factory + Policy Injection Application Block
No one expects this kinda issues first thing in the morning :-(, things were undercontrol till last nite before i hit the bed Here is the exception while exposing service from WSSF Host project Microsoft.Practices.RecipeF... An exception occurred during the binding of reference or execution of recipe ExposeWCFService. Error was: Action SetServiceModelEntryAction failed to execute: The type 'Consensus.Net.PolicyInject... Consensus.Net.PIBehaviors, ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 30, 2008 10:17 PM

Is your project alive or dead ?

 

Just finished reading an excellent post from Jonathan Rasmusson, I reckon its a must for any project manager to read .

 

Posted On Tuesday, January 29, 2008 8:19 PM

.Net Generic List gets converted to Array when exposed to the WCF client
Few weeks ago i was training our offshore team on WCF and WSSF. while the guys were doing hands on, they had noticed that the Generic List what they were returning from WCF service was converted to Array and they had no clue why it was happening. Answer : Because web services / WCF Service are platform-agnostic, they need to use the most primitive data types. Scenerio 1 : what would happen if your web service would be consumed by a .NET 1.x application, where no generics are available. Scenerio 2 ......

Posted On Friday, January 25, 2008 1:02 AM

WCSF + WSSF Integration issues and solution
Few months back I was trying to integrate web client software factory and web service software factory. I had not much clue on how to do and how its gonna work. I had a chat with few of my friends in Microsoft and other MS Gold partner companies to work out a solution for integration. And guess what the very first reaction from them was why the hell are you trying to use both the factoriesL, I just said thanks and continued digging for solution Issues: Added reference to the service in the ASP.net ......

Posted On Friday, January 25, 2008 12:33 AM

WSSF Version 2
The Web Service Software Factory (also known as the Service Factory) is an integrated collection of tools, patterns, source code and prescriptive guidance that helps Architects to enforce / streamline constraints to quickly and consistently construct Web services that adhere industry standard architecture and design patterns. The Service Factory provides guidance that addresses many of the challenges associated with building WCF and ASP.NET Web services and the components of a distributed application. ......

Posted On Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:37 PM

Issues with Common and Caching Application block + WCSF
Couple of weeks ago i ran into an issue with Entlib 3.1 Common application block versioning when used with web client software factories i figured out that repository factory still uses MEL Common 2.0 assembly (the one which comes part of WSSF) and when i migrated my project framework from MEL 2.0 to MEL 3.1 it stared replacing the Common 2.0 to Common 3.1 in the WCF Host bin folder, now the issue is i cannot revert back to my old framework since both WCSF and WSSF makes use of logging, exception ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 23, 2008 11:12 PM

The .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1 fixes the problems that are described in the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
I had several people asking me for some details about what exactly is fixed in 3.0 SP1 - so here is some more information. Download .NET 3.0 SP 1 (2.4 MB download size) Problems that are fixed in the .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1: The .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1 fixes the problems that are described in the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 932471 FIX: Error message when you try to open or to create a protected XPS document by using the XPS viewer that is included with ......

Posted On Monday, January 21, 2008 8:03 PM

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