Tag Archives: visual studio

When should you use the MVVM Pattern

I have been analyzing and estimating some Silverlight 4 and WPF projects recently, and will periodically get asked the question of what size of application is appropriate for utilizing the Model View ViewModel (MVVM) pattern. This is a great question, as adding any pattern will add a layer of complexity to a software project. If… Read More »

Windows Phone 7 Boot Camp

I attended the Windows Phone 7 Boot Camp hosted by Microsoft’s Jeff Brand in Minneapolis the other day. The event provided a good overview of the Windows Phone 7 platform, and the opportunity for some hands on development with the Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools and Microsoft Expression Blend for Windows Phone Beta. You can… Read More »