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    MEF and ASP.NET MVC sample

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    Disclaimer First things first, don’t consider this sample an official sample. It is just something I’ve created to illustrate some capabilities of MEF when integrated with ASP.NET MVC in the user-level (as opposed to framework level). Also, if you...
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    MEF’s Convention model

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    In the last drop of MEF on codeplex we introduced a handful of interesting features. One of them – which has a large API surface – is the new registration mechanism. It allows you to accomplish interesting things: Define a predicate (rule) that will cause...
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    MEF features for v.next – feedback request

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    We’re in planning phase for MEF for quite some time. I believe we have a very decent idea of things that needs improvement, and the priority of those. Of course, our team has limited resources so there are no promises whether we can actually ship any...
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    MEF and ASP.NET MVC sample updated

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    Sample updated to Preview 6. I've also took the time to simplify the MvcCatalog and to hard set the Creation Policy to Non Shared for all controllers. Have fun!
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    Container hierarchies in MEF: shaping it for the future (maybe)

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    Recapping: MEF supports two creation policies: shared (think singleton) or non-shared (think transient, prototype or a fancy new operator). MEF also recognizes types that implement IDisposable and correctly “implement the protocol” for...
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    Introductions

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    If you don't know me my name is Hamilton Verissimo, and I recently joined the MEF team at MS (DevDiv). I'll use this blog to talk about MEF and - give me some time to settle in - other things I plan to be involved with. My other blog will be kept but...
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    Dependencies, ownership and lifetime

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    First of all, this blog post contains my own views and does not necessarily reflect the view of employer. MEF is a complex small project, dealing with a big and complex problem. In our team a feature crew - a PM, dev and tester - owns a feature. We...
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    MEF: What and why

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    So it’s been almost two years working for Microsoft and feels like several years. Not because I was able to accomplish much – I haven’t – but that things go in a different pace here. I learned to understand why that is, and how Microsoft can afford to...
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    MEF Gems–1 of many: Import vs ImportMany

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    Phew! We’ve been working hard! I’m planning to put another Codeplex drop soon so you can see and test the changes, and of course, share your feedback. Also looking forward to run a usability test – let me know if you’re in seattle/redmond area and if...
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    MEF Gems 2 of many: Collections

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    So in the previous gem I went over the differences between import and import many. Now let’s consider the different ways to import many dependencies. Check this piece of code: [InheritedExport] abstract class Foo { } class Foo1 : Foo { } class...
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