Category Enterprise Library

Using SignalR with Unity

This post demonstrates how to use Unity as an IoC for SignalR. To inject into SignalR, the Microsoft.AspNet.SignalR.Hubs.IHubActivator class should be used. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/SignalRHostWithUnity Step 1: Use NuGet to add Unity and SignalR and also SignalR Self Host Step 2: Create an UnityHubActivator class. This class implements the IHubActivator interface. The Unity container is used […]

Slab Logging with an IoC Container

Slab Logging or Semantic Logging is part of the Microsoft Enterprise Library 6. In this post, a wrapper framework will be used to log and use EventSource classes. The EventSource can then be used with an IoC container without requiring static constructors. We don’t want to create a wrapper class for each EventSource. Static methods […]

Self Hosted Web Api using Owin and Unity, Nuget Package Documentation

This is the documentation for the nuget package Unity.SelfHostWebApiOwin. The package is dependent on Katana 2. The code can be found here: Example, how to use: https://github.com/damienbod/HelloWorldUnityWithSelfHostedOwin Source code: https://github.com/damienbod/SelfHostWebApiWithOwinAndUnityUsingNuget How to create an application using the nuget package: Step 1: Create a Console application. This will be used to start the application or could […]

Self Host WebApi with Owin and Unity

Using Unity together with a WebApi application and OWIN Hosting is a little bit more complicated compared to the standard WebApi and Unity. This blog shows how to host ASP.NET Web API in a console application, using OWIN to self-host the Web API framework and Unity as an IoC. The following steps need to be […]

AOP with ASP.NET Web Api

This blog demonstrates the usage of filters and unity interface interception with an ASP.NET Web Api application. AOP = Aspect oriented programming. This programming paradigm can be used to add functionality to existing methods. In the following example, we wrap the controller method with diagnosis using filters and then we wrap the business manager with […]

Windows 8 App using Unity 3 IoC

Unity.3.0.1304.1 now supports Windows 8 Apps with the Microsoft.Practices.Unity.NetCore assembly. This is a reduced set of features compared with the full version of Unity. This blog demonstates how this IoC container could be used with a default Windows 8 App. Step 1: Get Unity using nuget: Step 2: Create a UnityHelper class which will be […]

Creating a silent msi for Semantic Logging OUT-OF-PROCESS service using WiX

In a previous blog, the OUT-OF-PROCESS Semantic Logging service was installed from hand. (Power shell script and xml configuration). Enterprise Library 6, Semantic Logging, Part 2, OUT-OF-PROCESS A typical end user cannot be expected to do this. It would be better, if an msi could be created so that a fully pre-configured service can be […]

MVC real time Diagnosis using SignalR

UPDATED 2014.04.12: latest version of SignalR used and all other packages. The idea of this example is to create a simple SignalR service, so that all Log messages can be sent to a client browser in real time. In the example, EventSource classes are used to send the logs to the ETW. Semantic Logging OUT-OF-PROCESS […]

Windows 8 App with Semantic Logging

Windows 8 Pro or Windows 8 Enterprise offers the ability to use Semantic Logging so that a Window 8 App can log to a central database using the OUT-OF-PROCESS service from the Enterprise Library. (ETW with EventSource in the Windows App) Here’s a simple Howto: Step 1: Install the Enterprise Library Semantic Logging OUT-OF-PROCESS service. […]

Validation in MVC, Enterprise Library, Fluent Validation, Data Annotations, FoolProof

MVC Validation MVC has many possibilities for validation. Depending on the use case, the correct validation should be used. Here is a list of MVC validation possibilities: Server side Model-level validation Server side Property-level validation Client side Model-level validation Server side Property-level validation Server side custom validation When validating, a number of problems can exist […]