WPF and Inversion of Control: Listing 2.

The Windsor facility.

public class ViewActivatorFacility : AbstractFacility
  protected override void Init()
    Kernel.ComponentModelCreated += 

  void Kernel_ComponentModelCreated(Castle.Core.ComponentModel model)
    var isView = typeof(IView).IsAssignableFrom(model.Service);
    if (!isView) return;

    if (model.CustomComponentActivator == null)
      model.CustomComponentActivator = typeof(WPFWindowActivator);

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