Monthly Archives: January 2011

My proposals for the #MIX11 open call

.NET, Blend, MIX, MVVM, Phone, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Windows Phone, Work
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Navigation in a #WP7 application with MVVM Light

.NET, MVVM, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Windows Phone, Work
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In MVVM applications, it can be a bit of a challenge to send instructions to the view (for example a page) from a viewmodel. Thankfully, we have good tools at our disposal to help with that.

In his excellent series “MVVM Light Toolkit soup to nuts”, Jesse Liberty proposes one approach using the MVVM Light messaging infrastructure. While this works fine, I would like to show here another approach using what I call a “view service”, i.e. an abstracted service that is invoked from the viewmodel, and implemented on the view.

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