I'll be speaking at a bunch of conferences in the next two months, two of which I am extremely excited about.

  • PDC is one of those amazing conferences that I've been hearing about for the past three years since joining Microsoft. I am speechless that the first time I'm attending, I'll be presenting. I am also really excited to tell customers about the new work we are doing on the MEF team to make their lives easier.
  • p&p summit is something that I really wanted to attend last year, but missed because I was in Barcelona. Well not this year! I'll be there and infusing a good dose of MEF into the summit attendees :)

If you'll be at either conference, come find me, I'd love to chat! Also come check out the MEF sessions if you want to hear about some really new capabilities where building into the framework.

Managed Extensibility Framework: Overview

The Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) is a new extensibility model in the .NET framework that provides a simple declarative model for application developers and extenders to build openly extensible applications. Come to this session and you'll learn about our Composition model and the APIs that work with it. You'll learn about composable parts, exports, imports and the composition container that brings them all together. You'll see how using the model you can develop open-ended applications that can easily be extended both internally and by third-parties.

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Open up your Applications with the Managed Extensibility Framework

Today, it is difficult for applications and frameworks to meet an open-ended set of needs. Building in extensibility allows third-party customization, however there are many challenges in doing so. The Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) is a new extensibility model in the .NET framework that addresses many of these problems. It provides as simple declarative model for application developers and extenders. Come to this session and get an overview on what it is and what it will do for you.