Monthly Archives: March 2011

My MVVM talk’s material is online (#uktechdays)

.NET, Blend, MIX, MVVM, Phone, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Windows Phone, Work, WPF
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Quick announcement: I just had the extreme pleasure to talk at the UK TechDays online conference (organized over LiveMeeting) and had about 100 persons in the session, thanks to all for allowing me to talk to you about MVVM!

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Building MVVM Light from Codeplex

.NET, MVVM, Phone, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Windows Phone, Work, WPF
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I just published an article describing how to get the source code from Codeplex, build it, unit test it, get all the DLLs and install them to replace a previously installed version. It’s not very complicated, but it is good to have this information in one location.

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MVVM Light V4 preview 2 (BL0015) #mvvmlight

.NET, MVVM, Phone, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Windows Phone, Work, WPF
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 10 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

Over the past few weeks, I have worked hard on a few new features for MVVM Light V4. Here is a second early preview (consider this pre-alpha if you wish). The features are unit-tested, but I am now looking for feedback and there might be bugs!

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Get your picture on the screen at MIX11: Help me create a repository of sample data

MIX, MVVM, Technical stuff, Work
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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.

Update: I have received a great response from the community, and have now enough data to create my demos. Thanks to everyone!!

Here is your chance to get your picture on the big screen during my MIX11 presentation in April this year. I need to create a small repository of sample data for my demos. So instead of tapping in my imagination and creating dummy users (or reusing past information I already used in other demos), I thought I would appeal to the amazing community:

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With WPF and Silverlight against cancer

.NET, Blend, MVP, Silverlight, WPF
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 3 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

MVPs are well known for their good heart (like the GeekGive initiative shows) and Client App Dev MVP Gregor Biswanger is no exception. At the latest MVP summit (beginning of March 2011), he took over a DVD about WPF 4 and Silverlight 4 and asked a few Microsoft superstars to sign it. Right now, the DVD is auctioned on eBay and of course the proceeds will go to a charitable work: The German League against Cancer (Deutsche Krebshilfe). The post is in German and English (scroll down for the English text).

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