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Silverlight View Model (MVVM) - A Play In One Act

I read one of the greatest blog posts ever by Brad Schulz called A Second in the Life of a Query Operator,  This is my attempt to honor his post on SQL server execution plans with a character based story about View Model (MVVM).

Phone 7 Back Button and the ListPicker control

I had disappeared once again for far too long; however the time has been well spent. I have been heads down coding apps for Phone7 and learning the nuances of the platform. I have also learned much about the certification process in which your apps must go through before ...

Very Simple Example of ICommand CanExecute Method and CanExecuteChanged Event

Michael Washington said I should blog about this, so if it’s too mundane, blame him. I added some animation stuff to hopefully make it a little more interesting. Consider a simulation where the ViewModel controls the onscreen action. On the following screen, clicking the Start Button will cause ...

Add Tabbed Pages To Your Silverlight Project, Quick and Easy

Michael Washington made such a good case for tabbed pages that I decided to adapt a project I was already blogging about. I’d reached the point where I’d created  a simple example and now wanted to build on it. Usually, rather than go to the trouble of creating some ...

Windows Phone 7 Development for Absolute Beginners (The parts you care about)

Microsoft has posted a great series Windows Phone 7 Development for Absolute Beginners. However, it starts with “how to program”. This might drive you crazy if you already know how to program . Also, if you are like me and simply want the links to download the videos and ...