HBD.Mef 2.0.0

.NET Standard 1.6 .NET Framework 4.5.2
dotnet add package HBD.Mef --version 2.0.0
NuGet\Install-Package HBD.Mef -Version 2.0.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="HBD.Mef" Version="2.0.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add HBD.Mef --version 2.0.0
#r "nuget: HBD.Mef, 2.0.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install HBD.Mef as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=HBD.Mef&version=2.0.0

// Install HBD.Mef as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=HBD.Mef&version=2.0.0

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The custom Mef Bootstrapper that compatible with WPF, WinForms and Console applications.
     Wisely support from .Net 4.5 to .Net 4.7 and from .Net Standard 1.6 to .Net Standard 2.0.

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.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows net7.0 net7.0-android net7.0-ios net7.0-maccatalyst net7.0-macos net7.0-tvos net7.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp1.0 netcoreapp1.1 netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard1.6 netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net452 net46 net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48 net481
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen30 tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
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NuGet packages (3)

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The Shell Winforms Application that provides a core-foundation to develop a Module-able application.


The Shell Console Application that provides a core-foundation to develop a Module-able batch job application.


The WPF core-foundation to develop a Module-able, Pluginable application.

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Version Downloads Last updated
2.0.0 945 8/13/2017
2.0.0-preview5 745 7/16/2017
2.0.0-preview4 739 7/16/2017
2.0.0-preview3 725 7/12/2017
2.0.0-preview2 732 7/5/2017
2.0.0-preview1 741 6/24/2017
1.0.7 974 6/2/2017
1.0.6 880 4/3/2017
1.0.5 975 4/2/2017
1.0.4 885 3/18/2017
1.0.3 959 3/4/2017
1.0.2 1,056 11/9/2016
1.0.1 1,044 11/7/2016
1.0.0 1,090 11/6/2016

Version 2.0.0
     - Added ExtendedCompositionHost and ExtendedContainerConfiguration that allows to import the object instance into Mef-core, similar with ComposeExportedValue in Mef.
     - Override the method CreateContainerConfiguration and using WithInstance to import the object instance into Mef-core.
     - Say good by the CommonServiceLocator and welcome onboard HBD.ServiceLocator.
     Full .Net Framework Only.
     - The ModuleInfoAttribute had been added to replace the Module configuration file.
     - Customize the module activator allow to enable or disable via Module activator adapter.
     - Apply auto export for all classes that inherited from IModuleActivationValidator interface.
     - The PluginManager will scan all exported IModuleActivationValidator from Mef automatically.
     - Remove the Module configuration management. So that the Module_.json is not supported anymore. Using ModuleInfoAttribute instead.

     Version 2.0.0-preview1
     - Wisely support from .Net 4.5 to .Net 4.7 and from .Net Standard 1.6 to .Net Standard 2.0.
     - Add StandardBootstrapper for .Net Standard.

     Version 1.0.8
     - Moving the Logger to separate library to share to all HBD.Mef projects.
     - Upgrade to .Net framework 4.6.2
     - Apply auto export for all classes that inherited from IPlugin interface.

     Version 1.0.7
     - Upgrade to HBD.Framework 1.0.12

     Version 1.0.6
     - Move HBD.Mef.Console to a separate project.
     - Consolidate the structure of the classes.
     - Build the costume ModuleManager and Remove the Prism packages.
     - Remove the Prism packages.
     - Rename all Module* classes to Plugin* classes.
     - Upgrade to HBD.Framework 1.0.7