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Hanselminutes Podcast 148 - MEF - Managed Extensibility Framework with Glenn Block

February 13, '09 Comments [2] Posted in Learning .NET | Podcast | Programming
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Glenn Block There's been lots of talk about MEF lately, but what the heck is it? Is it an Open Source Project or is it part of the .NET Framework? Is it both? Is it an IOC Container or something new? Glenn Block sets Scott straight in this interview recorded on the Microsoft Campus.

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Friday, February 13, 2009 9:57:21 AM UTC
Did I not listen to this a few weeks ago? Dude, you have *so* got to automate these posts ;-)
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 2:30:30 PM UTC
Concerning MEF...

Did I hear correctly that you plan to remove the 'dynamic catalog' functionality from MEF? This was (to me anyway) one of the most interesting aspects and offered the ability to add functionality during the lifetime of the application (something we're looking to offer). Admittedly there is a need to resolve missing assemblies (plus security aspects), but maybe some form of 'service tracking' (similar to the OSGi service tracking) could have been offered...
Mark Grant
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