Monthly Archives: March 2015

Using #mvvmlight with Windows 10 universal applications

.NET, Blend, MVVM, Phone, Technical stuff, Universal Windows Platform UWP, Windows 10, Windows Phone, XAML
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Yesterday, Microsoft released to the public the development tools for Windows 10 (technical preview). With this release, you can start developing applications targeting the universal application platform (UAP).

Of course MVVM Light is present on this new platform too and allows you to build decoupled applications with the MVVM pattern. More than ever, XAML and the data binding system allow you to build applications in a fast and comfortable manner for a large number of devices with Windows 10.

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Solving the “Event not found” issue in Xamarin #MVVMLight binding and commanding

MVVM, Technical stuff, Work, Xamarin
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When using the MVVM Light binding framework (or other such frameworks, for that matter), you may encounter an issue where the debug version of your application works just fine, but the release version throws the following exception:

System.ArgumentException
Event not found: Click
(or any other event name)
Parameter name: eventName

So what’s happening here?

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Back from Vegas and #vslive

IdentityMine, Technical stuff, VSLive, Work, Xamarin
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I just came back from Las Vegas and the Visual Studio Live conference at the Bally’s hotel and casino. I had a very good time there, with great contact with the attendees (notably at the “Birds of a Feather” lunch on Wednesday where each speaker had a dedicated table to have lunch with attendees. Great idea!!), and the pleasure to meet again other speakers and make new friends.

As promised during my sessions, I published the slides, sample code and session information to my Presentations page.

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