In this series, we will explore what it takes to build and manage a custom service application in SharePoint 2010. The most attractive reason to me for building a service application is to logically bundle a set of services and/or capabilities provided by in-house and 3rd party applications and systems within the SharePoint infrastructure.
Up till now in my SharePoint 2010 projects, I’ve been using the very nice SharePoint Service Locator implementation, from the patterns & practices group. This has been really useful, and works great. If you’re not familiar with the service locator pattern, you can read up on it here. Using this pattern, it’s easy to build a lightweight common library that you pass out to your team (or as is often the case “teams”) of developers without them having to mess around with the implementation of every interface..net, autofac, di, ioc, sharepoint
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