Monthly Archives: October 2009

MVVM Light Toolkit V3 Alpha 1

.NET, MVVM, Silverlight, Work, WPF
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This is a super early release of the next version of the MVVM Light Toolkit. Please enjoy with care, be aware that this version is not fully tested and not feature complete by a long shot.

The binaries are available for download. In addition, the source code for V3 alpha is up to date in Codeplex, so you can get the code from there.

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Microsoft #shape conference

.NET, Blend, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Work, WPF
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The Shape conference is a new web technologies oriented conference organized by Microsoft Switzerland. It is held in Zurich Oerlikon, and has two tracks, one design-oriented and one development-oriented.

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Clean shutdown in Silverlight and WPF applications

.NET, Blend, MVVM, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Work, WPF
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 13 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

Update: There was a small error in the Silverlight version of the application. The code used to navigate to a different webpage was wrong (in ApplicationExtensions.cs). I wrote this article in the Austrian mountains and did not have the web to check the code, sorry about that ;) I updated the source code. If you downloaded the source code before the 19th of October, 8AM GMT, you want to load the correct version. Apologies!!

It is often difficult for large applications with multiple, loosely coupled components to cleanly shut down. Once a clean shutdown procedure is established, adding new components can disrupt the whole sequence, and things get ugly fast.

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MVVM Light Toolkit on Codeplex

.NET, Blend, MVP, MVVM, Silverlight, Work, WPF
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Responding to a few requests from MVVM Light Toolkit users, I opened a project on Codeplex and published the installer as well as the source code there.

http://mvvmlight.codeplex.com/

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MVVM Light Toolkit V2: What’s new?

.NET, Blend, MVVM, Silverlight, Work, WPF
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 2 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

I am happy and proud to announce that the MVVM Light Toolkit V2 has been published!

Shortcut: Jump directly to the installation instructions.

Excerpt from the Get Started page:

The main purpose of the toolkit is to accelerate the creation and development of MVVM applications in WPF and Silverlight.

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