MEF Episodes

# 182 Using Property/Method Exports in MEF

12/15/2010

Level: Intermediate

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: MEF

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In this episode we are going to take a look at how you can use MEF (Managed Extensibility Framework) to export either properties or methods on an object.

Having the ability to export only certian properties or methods via MEF provides you another great way to extend your application. You can now have different exports for each use case and you do not need to export the entire class, only parts of that class.

# 181 Using Metadata in your MEF Exports

12/6/2010

Level: Intermediate

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: MEF

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In this episode we are going to take a look at how you can use MEF (Managed Extensibility Framework) to expose metadata attributes in your exports.

Having the ability to expose metadata will give you the ability to make decisions around your exports with this metadata.

# 152 Introduction to MEF, Getting rolling with basic usage

11/17/2009

Level: Beginner

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: Dot Net MEF

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In this episode we are going to take a quick look at the new plugin framework from Microsoft the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF for short).

In this episode we will explore how to setup your first MEF based plugin system and show how easy it can be.