MEF is a component defined in Base class library for extensibility. If you are really looking for writing something that extend itself at runtime, or that supports plugins to be attached to it, you should give MEF a try. You can read how MEF works from my post here. In this post I will demonstrate how to use… Read More »
In MEF world, we use Types to define Export or Import. Catalogs are used to discover types in an assembly, Directory, or manually added types in TypeCatalogs. Today I will discuss how TypeCatalog works and how you can use it in your application. TypeCatalog is actually a repository of Types that forms the basic Export and Import parts.… Read More »
Debugger in .NET runs in background on each and every type and uses Reflection to load the information regarding the Type that is running on the code. It is not generally great to view the entire object state as many of the intermediate states are not necessary to any user of your code. Hence if you are building… Read More »
This is a serious necessity in few applications where you want to show the appointments over a calendar. Though most of us are not aware, ASP.net calendar provides an easier way to deal with this. In this tip I am going to show how we can use a ASP.NET Calendar control as Outlook Calendar.
Sometimes your ASP.NET application needs to hook up some code before even the Application is started. Assemblies supports a custom attribute called PreApplicationStartMethod which can be applied to any assembly that should be loaded to your ASP.NET application, and the ASP.NET engine will call the method you specify within it before actually running any of code defined in… Read More »
Do you know what is coming next to C#? Asynchronous programming is really made easy with the inclusion of new contextual keywords to C# namely async and await. If you are unaware of it, I would really suggest you to read few of my posts like : C# 5.0 vNext Async support for Silverlight and WP7 Debugging with… Read More »