Cannot create unknown type ‘{clr-namespace:MyActivityLibrary}MyCodeActivity’

I started seeing the following error in the AppFabric exceptions appearing during activation of my WF workflow. Cannot create unknown type ‘{clr-namespace:MyActivityLibrary}MyCodeActivity’ The workflow completed all the steps of MyCodeActivity and the other code activities in my activity library. WF never complained; it was only an error visible in AppFabric. …

Extending Enterprise Library 5 Data Access Part 1: Out-of-the-box Features

In a previous post about my extensions for Enterprise Library pre-version 5, There was quite a bit of customized logic to create custom entities from a result set. Enterprise Library 5 now takes care of almost all of my customizations with the advent of accessors, row mappers, result set mappers, …

WCF Service Behind a SSL-Offloading ACE Load Balancer

An ACE (Application Control Engine) Appliance is commonly referred to as simply being a load balancer. An ACE appliance provides many more features that are commonly employed. One of the most desirable features is SSL off-loading. When properly configured for offloading, the ACE will serve as a load balancer, and …