Monthly Archives: February 2012

Impressions, slides and code from TechDays Belgium and Netherlands

.NET, Blend, MVVM, Phone, Silverlight, Technical stuff, UX, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Work
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Update: Posted the video of “MVVM Applied” below.

This week I was “on tour” in Belgium and Netherlands and presented 3 times:

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Solving the ObservableCollection bug on Windows 8

.NET, MVVM, Technical stuff, Windows 8, Work
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If you tried to build applications for Windows 8 with XAML/C#, you may have noticed an annoying issue: If you have a list controls (for example a GridView) and you bind the ItemsSource property to a property of type ObservableCollection<Something> on your ViewModel, the GridView is not updated when the collection’s content changes. The CollectionChanged event is raised properly, but it is not honored by the binding system.

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Screenshots of my #mvvm demo at #techdaysbe

.NET, Blend, MVVM, Phone, Silverlight, Technical stuff, UX, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Work
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Today I gave a talk in TechDays in Belgium about MVVM in Silverlight 5, Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8. This was the first time I gave that particular talk, and in addition keep in mind this is a developer preview, meaning that it is not finished, and not always stable.

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