27 בNovember 2010
Navigation in MVVM One of the main issues regarding Silverlight was the navigation issue, what commonly refers as “How can we support browser’s back button”. Although Microsoft has standard solution for that is somewhat limited. It’s limitation concerns two main issues: 1. Navigation requires as to use Page Navigation and not user controls 2. It won’t support scenario when pressing a link changes the internal state but will replace the entire page instead. ...
9 בNovember 2010
Windows Phone 7 programming eBook can be downloaded here From first glance, this book also fits those of you who’s not yet familiar with XAML, Silverlight, WPF etc. You will be after reading it. Enjoy.
6 בNovember 2010
MVVM – Using commands On my previous post I’ve talked about MVVM in general. I’ve also demonstrated how data binding with ViewModel works. There is, however, issue with buttons: Buttons won’t cause property changes (like TextBox, ComboBox etc. where you can have TwoWay binding mode) and therefor we cannot cause the ViewModel to run code through property setters. So, what do we do? ...
4 בNovember 2010
MVVM for Silverlight – what is it about?
I recently had the pleasure of having Elad Katz as a consultant for the customer I work for on Sela’s behalf. Elad’s job was to lead us migrating a “regular” Silverlight project to MVVM .
This post is the first in a series discussing MVVM and it’s application in Silverlight. In here I’ll discuss about what MVVM is all about and what are it’s advantages.
What is MVVM ?
MVVM is a design pattern aimed mainly to separate (and decouple) the graphic design from it’s data and behavior (It is based on MVC and MVP...