Monthly Archives: June 2011

Prepping a conference

Personal, Technical stuff, Work
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I have had the chance to talk at many conferences these past few years, and came up with a way to prepare them which works really well for me. Most importantly, it would make it quite easy to overcome an emergency (for example if my laptop would suddenly lose data). The whole code as well as the slides and other documents are in the cloud. I also use source control for my demos, so that I always have the latest and the greatest, but also a history of changes I made to my demos. Finally I have a system of code snippets which works great, and I often had very positive remarks from the audience regarding that.

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Proposing a new RelayCommand snippet for MVVM Light V4

.NET, Phone, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Windows Phone, Work, WPF
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 23 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

In MVVM Light V4, I am proposing a new RelayCommand snippet, making it easier to declare and initialize a RelayCommand. I came up with a syntax that allows having the RelayCommand and its initialization in one convenient location.

I am looking for feedback, so leave your comments below!!

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Real life UX is still UX

Personal, Technical stuff, UX, 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.

Note: I posted that on Posterous, but on second thoughts it belongs on this blog too. After all, making UX better is what this is all about, in the end, and not just for computer applications. So apologies to those of you who read that on my Posterous already!

The user experience at the Unispital in Zurich is so bad I had to laugh in the face of the receptionist.

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