Why and When slides from my MEF lecture

Why and When slides from my MEF lecture   some time we are so enthusiastic about the technology, that we forgot to explain the Why and When.   so I thought it could be nice to share those aspects with you.       when we asking Why to use the MEF technology we can think on the following reasons: • Simple to understand • Simple to implement • The CLR 4 Extensibility standard • Contract based model (type safe) • Easy deployment (support...
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MEF at the SDP

2009/12/28

MEF at the SDP today i was lecturing at the SELA SDP about building composite WPF shell application using MEF. first I want to thanks all attendant that was there despite of the latency in the schedule. second I want to thanks Yaniv Rodenski for his part in the lecture. Yaniv was demonstrating real world solution that combine the WCF power with the MEF charm :)   as I promised you can find the presentation and the code sample that I was showing (and Yaniv was kind enough...
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MEF for Beginner – Part 4 (a-sync Silverlight loading)

2009/12/26

  MEF for Beginner – Part 4 (a-sync Silverlight loading) in this post we will continue from the point that we left our Silverlight application at part 3 of this series. the post will focus on how to consume external plug-ins using a-sync loading into Silverlight application using MEF. you can find more about the MEF on part 1, part 2 and part 3 of this series.   this post is written on Visual Studio 2010 and Silverlight 4.0 (using Visual studio 2008 and Silverlight 3 will need some minor...

Pocket MEF is now supporting Windows CE

Pocket MEF is now supporting Windows CE   One of our customer (at SELA Group) was asking for MEF solution that targeting the Windows CE platform. so after short discussion with Noam Sheffer we decide that it will be nice to add this capability into Packet MEF. in matter of fact i was able to add this new capability almost without having to change the Pocket MEF code at all.   in case that you are working on Windows CE solution and want to have MEF capabilities, you can download it from...
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SELA Developer Practice – Extensibility

2009/12/23

SELA Developer Practice – Extensibility at the end of the second day on SELA Developer Practice (28th of December ) I will present a session that will focus on the .NET 4.0 Extensibility (MEF) and how can you use it for building composite application using WPF 4.0. prior to this session Tomer Shamam will have few session about WFP 4.0.   each day of the SELA Developer Practice is having 3 parallel tracks, some of the tracks happens at SELA university (our sessions happens at SELA) ...
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MEF for Beginner – Part 3 (Hello Silverlight)

2009/12/19

MEF for Beginner – Part 3 (Hello Silverlight) in this post we will cover the basic steps that is needed for building your first Silverlight MEF application. you can find more about the MEF on part 1, part 2 of this series, the series TOC is available here. the following instructions will lead you through very simple steps of building simple Silverlight shell application that can consume plug-ins. this post is written on Visual Studio 2010 and Silverlight 4.0 (using Visual studio 2008 and Silverlight 3 will need some minor modification...
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Pocket MEF CTP 8

2009/12/12

Pocket MEF CTP 8 I finally found the time for updating Pocket MEF to the CTP 8 version. the new version is available on codeplex. if you were using the previous version I encourage you to switch to this version. this version is match closer to the full framework version bits and it is better testes.   What's new on this version? Pocket.ComponentModel.Initialization Pocket.ComponentModel.Initialization is now supported: PartInitializer: you can use the PartInitializer to satisfy your object without having instance of the container. the difference...
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MEF for Beginner – Part 2 (VS 2008)

2009/12/05

MEF for Beginner – Part 2 (VS 2008) How To build your first MEF application in this post we will cover the basic steps that is needed for building your first MEF application. you can find more about the MEF concept on part 1 of this series.   the next following instructions will lead you through very simple steps of building simple Logger application. this post is written on Visual Studio 2008, use this link for the Visual studio 2010 version. the Silverlight version will be discuss on the part 3. ...
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