MEF at the SDP

Monday, December 28, 2009

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 talk by Glenn Block

Friday, November 20, 2009

MEF Talk by Glenn Block   Glenn Block gave PDC talk of how to use MEF on Silverlight 4.0 application. the talk cover MEF basics + delay Silverlight loading. at the end of the talk Glenn ask Ariel Ben Horesh from SELA group to demonstrate his Prism MEF application.   you can learn more about MEF by attending on my session at the SDP.  
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StreamInsight at the PDC

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

i just came out of the StreamInsight lecture at the PDC. StreamInsight is new coming framework for handling the very common scenario of pub/sub for durable events. it is owned by the SQL Server team but they built it in as a modular component that can run without any dependency of existence SQL Server (i.e. it can run in memory without additional installation). it is still in it Beta 2 stage but it seem very promising.
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Key note

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

The PDC09 Key Notes session was somewhat not innovative.   anyway the few notes that i find interesting is: Dalas technology: seem  interesting, it simplify access to bank of data repositories via generated service proxy SQL Azure Data Sync, and Project Sydney: help us to extend our on promises SQL Serer data during peek time to the cloud (SQL Azure)
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MEF dinner and Glenn

Finally i had the opportunity to meet Glenn Block. Glenn is a PM for the new Managed Extensibility Framework in .NET 4 we have spoke of a few aspect related to the MEF technology, also i cannot cover all the issues spoken in this post, i would like to note one of Glenn comment about classic MEF scenario that exceed the scope of the IoC world.   the scenario is speaking about having plug-ins that may have their own dependencies which your application doesn't aware of. this case is not...
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MEF lecture was added to the SDP

This post is informative rather technical as i use to. I'm attending the PDC as part of the SELA group. in the next 3 next days i will try to keep you inform.   first i glad to inform you that the SDP (SELA Developer Practice) will have new MEF session. as far as i know this is the first session that was composed for Israeli audience. you may choose to attend in the session from the following reasons   Learn the concept behind MEF, where does it fit and why...
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