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Dependency Injection in .NET

Summary

Dependency Injection in .NET, winner of the 2013 Jolt Awards for Productivity, presents core DI patterns in plain C#, so you'll fully understand how DI works, covers integration with standard Microsoft technologies like ASP.NET MVC, and teaches you to use DI frameworks like Structure Map, Castle Windsor, and Unity.
About the Technology
Dependency Injection is a great way to reduce tight coupling between software components. Instead of hard-coding dependencies, such as specifying a database driver, you inject a list of services that a component may need. The services are then connected by a third party. This technique enables you to better manage future changes and other complexity in your software.
About this Book
Dependency Injection in .NET introduces DI and provides a practical guide for applying it in .NET applications. The book presents the core patterns in plain C#, so you'll fully understand how DI works. Then you'll learn to integrate DI with standard Microsoft technologies like ASP.NET MVC, and to use DI frameworks like StructureMap, Castle Windsor, and Unity. By the end of the book, you'll be comfortable applying this powerful technique in your everyday .NET development.

This book is written for C# developers. No previous experience with DI or DI frameworks is required.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

Winner of 2013 Jolt Awards: The Best Books—one of five notable books every serious programmer should read.

What's Inside

  • Many C#-based examples
  • A catalog of DI patterns and anti-patterns
  • Using both Microsoft and open source DI frameworks

Tabel of Contents

    PART 1 PUTTING DEPENDENCY INJECTION ON THE MAP
  1. A Dependency Injection tasting menu
  2. A comprehensive example
  3. DI Containers
  4. PART 2 DI CATALOG
  5. DI patterns
  6. DI anti-patterns
  7. DI refactorings
  8. PART 3 DIY DI
  9. Object Composition
  10. Object Lifetime
  11. Interception
  12. PART 4 DI CONTAINERS
  13. Castle Windsor
  14. StructureMap
  15. Spring.NET
  16. Autofac
  17. Unity
  18. MEF

Mark Seemann is a professional software developer and architect living in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has been working with software since 1995 and TDD since 2003, including six years with Microsoft as a consultant, developer and architect. These days he's more into best-of-breed technologies and methodologies such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Distributed Version Control Systems, Domain Specific Languages for unit testing and whatever else catches his fancy.