Monthly Archives: September 2008

More MEF Samples and launch of MEF contrib.

The past few weeks, the momentum has picked up around samples using MEF. In my last post I mentioned a few. Now today two great posts. First, Brad A (my awesome boss) has gone and done a really nice MEF … Continue reading 

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Update on our MEF license status

Several weeks we released a version of MEF under the MS-LPL license. We heard a bunch of feedback on the community requesting that we use a more broader license. Since then we’ve been exploring different possibilities. Early next week we’ll … Continue reading 

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What is the Managed Extensibility Framework?

It’s not an IoC container, It’s not MAF, it’s not the Managed Entity Framework either So what is it? There has been no shortage of discussion on this very topic since MEF was first announced. Quite simply, MEF makes building … Continue reading 

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Yet another post on MVP vs MVC

I can see that StackOverflow.com can turn into addiction and I can’t afford another one Anyway while browsing, I noticed a question on MVP vs MVC. I just couldn’t resist…oh and I did add something on Presentation Model. I won’t … Continue reading 

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Attending Continuous Improvement conf (and giving a workshop)

The name alone pulls me in. Continuous improvement at the end of the day is really what we’re striving for. The names and methodologies we use to get there aren’t important, what’s important is that we get there.  With that … Continue reading 

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I am speaking at Øredev

This year I’ll be skipping an awesome visit to Barcelona to head on and be with friends in Malmo, Sweden at the next ├średev.   I’ll be speaking on the usual suspects and some new ones Building maintainable enterprise WPF … Continue reading 

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The ALT.NET Criterion

Recently I was on a mail thread where the following question was raised. "What are the kinds of things that concern folks from the ALT.NET community?" Over the past year I’ve been pretty involved with ALT.NET and have been part … Continue reading 

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MEF Making its debut on Codeplex

And now for something completely different… It all started with a dream when I first joined the MEF team it was the… Plenty of folks thought it was nuts, though there was a ton of support as well. I didn’t … Continue reading 

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MSDN Article on "Prism" went to press

A few months ago I wrote an MSDN article on the new Composite Application Guidance (which will always be Prism to me ) which was just published. In the article I talk about Composite Applications in WPF in general, several … Continue reading 

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