Tag Archives: Unity

Self Host WebApi with Owin and Unity

Using Unity together with a WebApi application and OWIN Hosting is a little bit more complicated compared to the standard WebApi and Unity. This blog shows how to host ASP.NET Web API in a console application, using OWIN to self-host the Web API framework and Unity as an IoC. The following steps need to be […]

AOP with ASP.NET Web Api

This blog demonstrates the usage of filters and unity interface interception with an ASP.NET Web Api application. AOP = Aspect oriented programming. This programming paradigm can be used to add functionality to existing methods. In the following example, we wrap the controller method with diagnosis using filters and then we wrap the business manager with […]

Windows 8 App using Unity 3 IoC

Unity.3.0.1304.1 now supports Windows 8 Apps with the Microsoft.Practices.Unity.NetCore assembly. This is a reduced set of features compared with the full version of Unity. This blog demonstates how this IoC container could be used with a default Windows 8 App. Step 1: Get Unity using nuget: Step 2: Create a UnityHelper class which will be […]

MVC real time Diagnosis using SignalR

UPDATED 2014.04.12: latest version of SignalR used and all other packages. The idea of this example is to create a simple SignalR service, so that all Log messages can be sent to a client browser in real time. In the example, EventSource classes are used to send the logs to the ETW. Semantic Logging OUT-OF-PROCESS […]

Enterprise Library 6, Unity 3 InterfaceInterceptor with MVC 4, Part 4

This post continues on from the previous post. Part 3 Enterprise Library 6, Unity 3 and MVC 4, Registration by Convention Part 3 Microsoft.Practices.Unity.Interception Unity provides both instance and type interception, and enables interception with either objects you resolve through the container, or by using the stand-alone API to explicitly invoke interception on a known […]

Enterprise Library 6, Unity 3 and MVC 4, Registration by Convention Part 3

This post continues on from the previous post. Part 2 Enterprise Library 6, Unity 3 and MVC 4, LifetimeManagers Part 2 The MVC application with unity is starting to take shape. It would be better if the registration by convention method could select which interfaces with which lifetime manager should be registered and only the […]

Enterprise Library 6, Unity 3 and MVC 4, LifetimeManagers Part 2

This is an example of an MVC Application using Register by Convention and Unity.MVC Use nuget to add Unity.MVC to the MVC4 application. (Unity bootstrapper for ASP.NET MVC 3.0.1304.0) Now edit the UnityMvcActivator in the App_Start folder. The following code must be included. Then change the UnityConfig class. Add a custom function and use this […]

Enterprise Library 6, Unity 3 with ASP.NET MVC 4 Part 1

This example shows you how to setup a simple ASP.NET MVC 4 application using Enterprise Library Unity 3 for its dependency injection. Firstly use nuget to add the Unity 3 package: Create a new static class which will be used to get the root UnityContainer. Create a new class which inherits from the DefaultControllerFactory, otherwise […]