We finally saw some snow here but it was under an inch. Today, my team has a release party. After 14 months and over 80 iterations, we have shipped on top of our architecture an enterprise collateral management solution and deployed in a large bank in Paris and London and they have accepted it. We have a lot still to do in essentially building the full portfolio of products on the new architecture that we had on the very old COM based one of the past but today is a celebration!
- Mark has updated the source for WFPad to work with the latest WF. This is a must have if you are doing WF development
- Introduction to Hosting Windows Workflow Foundation [via Harry]
Provides an overview of how an application hosting Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) can manage and monitor running workflows and gives an overview of the runtime services and their out-of-box implementations.
- Managing Windows Workflow Events on a Web Server and More Managing
- An updated version of the Expression Design December CTP is now available that no longer expires at the beginning of 2007. You can download the updated CTP here:
- Walt tells us the good news that the latest version of Reflector can disassemble BAML to XAML
- Mike Swanson returns with WPF Wizards, a Free DataGrid (!?), Improved Illustrator Export, and WPF/E Training
- Andrew points to some great articles on MVP in the context of WinForms:
- Harry points to his teammate Dale who is blogging about Proper SOA. He lays out 6 Proper SOA principles, and then drills into the first three: meets business needs, requires governance and responds to changing business drivers.
- Just Released! Enterprise Library 3.0 January 2007 CTP [via Mike]