Recently, there have been several posts critical of CABs complexity. Personally I have no issue with being critical of the complexity of CAB. First off, it’s your right to give your opinion. Second, CAB is complex! Whether that complexity is warranted or not is open to debate.
Several weeks ago Tom posted about the launch of three new p&p contrib projects for Enterprise Library, Smart Client Software Factory and Web Client Software Factory. Today SCSFContrib and WCSFContrib launched on CodePlex. What is a contrib project? Well contribs are for community contributed extensions and enhancements.
I am behind on my blog posting the last few days as I have been slammed with WCSF vNext planning. One major event I’ve been meaning to announce is that the next version of SCSF has shipped. Blaine and the Southworks crew have all the details. My advice,
OK, I am about to take a community leap of faith. There’s been several discussions going on on the web about p&p, specifically about CAB and SCSF. Without going into details, one the key arguments around our deliverables is that they are too complex and too heavy.
Alot of our customers have been asking about ASP.NET AJAX support for WCSF, as a matter of fact it’s the most highly voted upon work item in our issue tracker. Now that we’ve heard you on the importance of this feature,
At p&p we really care about the experiences our customers have with our products. If you are using any of our factories, then we want to hear from you. We’ve created a survey for our factory adopters, that you can access here.
As we’re on the heels of shipping our next version of the Smart Client Software Factory, many customers are asking the question “Are you providing anything for WPF?”. The short answer is a resounding “Yes”. With our next release we are providing for WPF-Interop scenarios.
I am a mixture of sadness and happiness to find out that my new colleague Tom Hollander, of Enterprise Library fame is leaving p&p. Tom is an icon in the developer community and his leaving will be a great loss. In addition to being the primary driver of several releases of Entlib and our GAT/GAX platform,