Confessions of a MEF Addict


You might have heard about the ability for you to build amazing add-ins for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. But did you know that you could leverage the same technology in your own applications to build not only extensible, but composite applications? Come share in what I’ve discovered thus far and why I’ve jumped head first into learning everything I can about the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) that is included in .NET 4.


  • Cory Smith

    6 Recordings

    Cory Smith maintains a .NET related blog at and is very active in the .NET community. His community involvement includes: President of the Fort Worth .NET Users Group and Dallas/Fort Worth DNUX group, Microsoft VB Insider member, Microsoft MVP alumni, member of the South Central District Developer Guidance Council and a member of the INETA Speakers Bureau alumni. A veteran developer (professionally writing software for over 20 years) working on projects ranging anywhere from major e-commerce sites such as and to applications that are at the heart and soul of over 4600 radio stations around the world. His work history includes working for Tandy/RadioShack, Rare Medium, Inc., Electric Works Corp., Scott Studios Corp. and Shiny Stone Digital. In his spare time, Cory is also owns and operates a combative martial arts academy, coaches a MMA fight team, is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and attempts to watch every action movie ever released.

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Mar 15, 2011

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