Adventures in Ruby MVVM – A ViewModel Base Class in Ruby

June 19th, 2010

More Adventures in MVVM In my last post, I talked about how to fire events from Ruby code such that .Net code can subscribe and receive them.  I showed a simple implementation of INotifyPropertyChanged; the interface that is essential to MVVM development in WPF and Silverlight. With that out of the way, I am moving forward to start building a simple ViewModel base class in Ruby that will let me declare notifiable properties with as little ceremony as possible Read More...

Adventures in Ruby MVVM – Firing Events from Ruby

June 14th, 2010

More Adventures in MVVM My Experiment: Can I move over to Ruby as my primary programming language when developing WPF and Silverlight applications?  I have been playing around with what it would mean to use Ruby to write my ViewModels, which would also make it easier to incorporate models using Ruby Read More...

Disabling Navigation Flicks in WPF

June 2nd, 2010

I am currently working on a multi-touch application using WPF.  One thing that has been irritating me with this development is an automatic navigation forward/back command that is bound to forward and backwards flicks.  Many of my touch-based interactions were being thwarted by gestures picked up by WPF as navigation Read More...

Adventures in MVVM – My ViewModel Base – Silverlight Support!

May 14th, 2010

More Adventures in MVVM EDIT: Here is why I love blogging and sharing code so much: Putting your ideas and code out into the public space always manages to add value to the ideas that were originally posted.  Case in point: Tobias Richling commented on this post with a fantastic refinement to the Silverlight dynamic property binding Read More...

Adventures in MVVM – My ViewModel Base

May 8th, 2010

More Adventures in MVVM First, I’d like to say: THIS IS NOT A NEW MVVM FRAMEWORK. I tend to believe that MVVM support code should be specific to the system you are building and the developers working on it.  I have yet to find an MVVM framework that does everything I want it to without doing too much Read More...

Prism Slides and Demo

March 11th, 2010

I recently gave a presentation on Prism at the Ann Arbor .Net Users Group.  I have made my slides and demo available for download: Slides   Demo Some interesting links associated with prism: Composite Application Guidance Composite Application Library Codeplex Site Great 4-part video series Another video series that David Giard pointed me towards