Unity job activator for Hangfire
Latest commit feba54c Jun 10, 2016 Vincent Lainé committed on GitHub Update README.md



This project is based on the Hangfire.Ninject project.

Hangfire background job activator based on Unity IoC Container. It allows you to use instance methods of classes that define parametrized constructors:

Thanks to mwillebrands for update and unit tests

public class EmailService
    private DbContext _context;
    private IEmailSender _sender;

    public EmailService(DbContext context, IEmailSender sender)
        _context = context;
        _sender = sender;

    public void Send(int userId, string message)
        var user = _context.Users.Get(userId);
        _sender.Send(user.Email, message);

// Somewhere in the code
BackgroundJob.Enqueue<EmailService>(x => x.Send(1, "Hello, world!"));

Improve the testability of your jobs without static factories!


Hangfire.Unity is available as a NuGet Package. Type the following command into NuGet Package Manager Console window to install it:

Install-Package Hangfire.Unity


The package provides an extension method for OWIN bootstrapper:

app.UseHangfire(config =>
    var container = new UnityContainer();
    // Setup your unity container

    // Use it with Hangfire

In order to use the library outside of web application, set the static JobActivator.Current property:

var container = new UnityContainer();
JobActivator.Current = new UnityJobActivator(container);