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What is AutoFac?

It is an addictive Inversion of Control container for .NET Core, ASP.NET Core, .NET 4.5.1+, Universal Windows apps, and more. It provides activation events to let you know when components are being activated or released, allowing for a lot of customization with little code.
AutoFac is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
AutoFac is an open source tool with 3.6K GitHub stars and 753 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to AutoFac's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses AutoFac?

Companies
13 companies reportedly use AutoFac in their tech stacks, including Swing Catalyst, ABP.IO, and bilisimHR.

Developers
19 developers on StackShare have stated that they use AutoFac.

AutoFac Integrations

AutoFac's Features

  • Flexible Module System
  • Simple Extension Points

AutoFac Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to AutoFac?
Kubernetes
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Docker Compose
With Compose, you define a multi-container application in a single file, then spin your application up in a single command which does everything that needs to be done to get it running.
Helm
Helm is the best way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes.
Rancher
Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.
Docker Swarm
Swarm serves the standard Docker API, so any tool which already communicates with a Docker daemon can use Swarm to transparently scale to multiple hosts: Dokku, Compose, Krane, Deis, DockerUI, Shipyard, Drone, Jenkins... and, of course, the Docker client itself.
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AutoFac's Followers
13 developers follow AutoFac to keep up with related blogs and decisions.