How to use Data Access Application Block – Enterprise Library

This sample solution has a website, class library for Data Transfer Objects and a class library for Data Access. It is simple solution targeted to explain the usage of DAAB so it doesn’t have more layers and complexity. We will call a data access method directly from our website and that data access method will use DAAB to process our request. [More]

Database provider factory not set for the static DatabaseFactory

Database provider factory not set for the static DatabaseFactory. Set a provider factory invoking the DatabaseFactory.SetProviderFactory method or by specifying custom mappings by calling the DatabaseFactory.SetDatabases method. New Enterprise Library version 6 requires to set for factory method if we are using xml configuration files to configure application blocks. [More]

Microsoft Enterprise Library 6 - new release

Microsoft has released Enterprise Library version 6.0 in April-2013. Enterprise Library is more robust framework or class library written with performance and resource management best practices. Instead of reinvesting the wheel for data access framework, or other, you can easily plug-in this library into your application. It has blocks for Windows Azure or cloud specific also.Enterprise Library is basically a collection of application blocks. These application blocs are for helping developers by providing reusable components (for example, Data Application Block deals for common data access jobs). These blocks are easy to plug-in into projects. [More]