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Building Extensible Applications with MEF

by Dustin Davis

Managed Extensibility Framework is Microsoft's answer to the extensibility problem. This course dives into MEF, its mechanics and how MEF can be used to build flexible, pluggable applications.

What you'll learn

In this course, you'll learn about MEF, Microsoft's answer to the runtime extensibility problem of today's applications, and how to implement it into your existing applications. What is MEF? How does it work? Should you replace your existing IoC solution with MEF? We'll answer these questions and more throughout this course. For existing users of MEF, we also cover troubleshooting and debugging parts.

About the author

Dustin can usually be found on the road less traveled. He is a co-founder of Developer Advocates, a freelance evangelism for hire outfit. He is also a co-host on the MashThis.IO podcast. As a PostSharp MVP, he regularly attends user groups, code camps and other developer events to speak about aspect oriented programming and a range of other topics. Dustin lives in SoCal with his wife and two boys. When he isn't working or speaking at events, he is preparing for his next project or speaking e... more

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