CSLA 4 version 4.2 beta 1 is now available

CSLA 4 version 4.2 beta 1 is now available

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RockfordLhotka posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2011

The Beta 1 release of CSLA 4 version 4.2 is now available for download on the CSLA download page.

This version adds support for:

Of course it continues to support .NET 4 and Silverlight 4.

This release also includes numerous bug fixes and small enhancements. In particular, Jonny has done a lot of work to make the business rules subsystem more flexible and powerful. See the change log for a list of all changes.

At this point we have spent zero time or effort on the samples. Most samples will continue to run when bound against the 4.2 assemblies, but some may encounter minor issues. The samples in the download are still bound to the 4.1 assemblies. We will be updating the samples during the 4.2 beta phase.

Because of the organizational changes of mono from Novell to Xamarin, the 4.2 release has taken a lot longer than any of us would have preferred. I am pleased that we’re entering the beta phase, and can now move deliberately toward a release.

If you are using 4.1, I strongly recommend that you test your code against 4.2. In part to help us identify any outstanding issues, and in part because the bug fixes and enhancements to the rules subsystem may be very helpful to you.

tiago replied on Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Hi Rocky, Csla 4.2.0 brings a lot of useful features, namely the business rules revision. I'd like to see some more new features like the improvements to SmartDate I posted long time ago. I know someone in the Csla team must review the changes but I feel this improvement isn't in your priorities.

JonnyBee replied on Thursday, October 06, 2011

Hi Tiago,

We have had some discussions on creating extension point in SmartDate to add custom parsing and is in my todo list.


tiago replied on Thursday, October 06, 2011

Hi Jonny, Nice to know that. :)

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