Service Factory:ME for Visual Studio 2008 ships!

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Now that GAT/GAX 1.4 is released many of the other p&p deliverables that were waiting on it are shipping... Web Service Software Factory: Modeling Edition For Visual Studio 2008

New Service Factory: Modeling Edition CTP for VS 2008

Friday, February 8th, 2008

The Service Factory team has a new CTP release for Visual Studio 2008. This includes some bug fixes and will keep you going until the final CTP that will ship with the next version of GAT/GAX. Technorati Tags: Service Factory,Visual Studio 2008

Service Factory Dec 2006 release available again

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Several people on the CodePlex forum have asked for the previous release of the Service Factory from December 2006 to be made available again. Well here it is... Web Service Software Factory v2. Please read the release notes as this is a deprecated release which will not be updated.

Software Factories, more great happenings

Friday, January 4th, 2008

A couple of interesting developments in the Software Factory space over the holidays... 1) Bob Brumfield - who's taken over from me as the Lead Developer on Service Factory: Modeling Edition for Visual Studio 2008 managed to ship a CTP while everyone was on vacation. Yes, a CTP of Service factory: ...

WCF Security Guidance Package released

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

The WCF Security Guidance Package for Service Factory: Modeling Edition shipped at the end of last week. This allows you to secure WCF services created with the Modeling Edition. The Modeling edition has been just over a month and has already been downloaded over 3500 times. Currently listening to:Audio Bullys ...

Developing a model centric software factory

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Time to look back on the last eight or so months of building and (finally) shipping Service Factory: Modeling Edition. I thought it might be interesting to think back to some of the things that caught us unawares when building a model centric factory using DSLs on top of GAT/GAX. Bob (Dev) ...

Service Factory model validation

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Now Service Factory: Modeling Edition has finally shipped I felt obligated to write some stuff about it. As Dev Lead I didn't actually get to write a lot of code but one place I did get my hands grubby was the validation framework. In the process of putting together our presentation ...

Adding a new validation rule to the Service Factory

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Even if you're not in the factory authoring game you might want to add additional validation to the Service Factory so that you can ensure that additional business rules are followed. For example all your services are using the correct namespace for your organization. We've made this sufficiently simple that anyone can add new ...

Service Factory: Modeling Edition VS2005 available

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

The release is on CodePlex for you to download. I'll be posting some more about the factory, largely based on stuff we'll be talking about today at the p&p Summit.

Service Factory and Software Factories

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

So now Service Factory: Modeling Edition has now shipped I have a bit more time to think, rather then just "do". There are a couple of new blog categories: Service Factory - Posts about the Service Factory: Modeling Edition and how we built it and the lessons we learnt along the way. Software ...