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App Infrastructure Frame

1 June 2008 4 Comments

When you build LOB (line-of-business) applications, there’s a recurring set of technical challenges¬† To organize this set of challenges, I created the Application Infrastructure Frame.¬†

App Infrastructure Frame


Key Categories

The App Infra Frame includes the following categories:

  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Caching
  • Data Access
  • Exception Management
  • Logging
  • Validation

As simple as it looks, I’ve found it helpful for analyzing applications.¬† If you’re familiar with patterns & practices Enterprise Library, you’ll notice that the application blocks in Enterprise Library map to the Application Infrastructure Frame.


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