Ninject and WCF

Ninject is very simple and in the same time powerful IoC container. I used it in few project and had very little or none problems.

Most of the time getting instances from Ninject kernel requires simple line with binding expression, or even this is sometime unnecessary if type is self bind able (i.e. if it is concrete class with parameterless constructor).

Little harder is getting Ninject to work with WCF. You cannot just bind interfaces types because proxies which implements them are created through .NET mechanism. Luckily WCF system is very flexible and mostly can be changed/extended with custom functionality. Continue reading “Ninject and WCF”

Entity Framework and Base Entity class

Entity Framework does great job with taking care of entities changes and entities collection internally. And its uses almost plain POCO objects. Almost because collections of dependents data like in 1 to many tables relationship needs virtual keyword. Its understandable since EF needs to track what happens to collection. For instance lets have 2 tables: Customer and dependent Order.

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Ninject and Entity Framework

Last time I wrote about problem with testing Entity Framework in Visual Studio 2012. During working on this project I also encounter problems with configuration of Ninject to allow injecting Entity Framework classes from its Patterns extension. To be frankly this was not much a problem then lack of documentation. I just was forced to experiment with Ninject and new-thing-for-me Entity Framework Patterns extension. Continue reading “Ninject and Entity Framework”