Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) With Derik Whittaker

Join me and the Enterprise Developers Guild on Tuesday, October 26, at 6:00 PM in the MPR of of the Charlotte Microsoft Campus for a presentation on the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) by Derik Whittaker, MVP. We all know that building enterprise-scale applications is complex and updating them is even more complex. The key to building applications which can be easily maintained and extended over time is to build the application to be pluggable. However until now, building a pluggable application was both complicated and tiresome. This is easy now that we have the MEF framework. In this session we will learn how to build out a pluggable application using the MEF framework. This is a quick lap around the various features which are available in the MEF framework and should provide the viewer enough information to get started building pluggable applications.

Derik Whittaker is a software architect currently working with Allscript Healthcare. He has over nine years of experience developing, mentoring and leading Microsoft based products for a wide variety of different professional fields. Derik is a C# MVP and is a member of the ASPInsiders group. He has been working exclusively with .NET since its inception and has professional experience in both as well as C#. He is also a follower and believer in the Agile methodologies and has wide array of experience using various Agile techniques in the real world. You can catch Derik online as a member of the blogging group or over at

The meeting is sponsored by CapTech.


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