Category Archives: MVVM

I’m Back! With Xamarin.Forms Programming

It has been a few months since I’ve posted, and I hope you missed me as much as I missed you.  To re-launch this blog, I’ve decided to provide a series on Xamarin.Forms programming.   If you prefer to learn by … Continue reading

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MVVM Ping Pong

Here’s a problem I come across more often than I would have expected.  I want my buttons to use Commands in the View Model, but in response to the command, I have to interact with the user in a way … Continue reading

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MVVM Light and Xamarin.Forms

Laurent Bugnion is extremely well known and respected in the developer community.  He is probably most famous for the creation of MVVM Light. Laurent works as Senior Global Azure Advocate for Microsoft after almost 10 years spent working for IdentityMine … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #156 – MVVM Light with Laurent Bugnion

  Laurent works as Senior Director for IdentityMine, one of the leading companies (and Gold Partner) for Microsoft technologies such as Windows Presentation Foundation, Xamarin, Windows Store, Windows Phone, XBOX and generally User Experience. He is based in Zurich Switzerland. … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #146 – Laurent Bugnion

This week Laurent Bugnion brings us up to date on what’s happening with MVVM Light, especially with regard to Xamarin. Laurent’s Pluralsight Course  Laurent’s Blog Listen | Yet Another Podcast  

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Yet Another Podcast #129–Paul Betts

Paul Betts is my co-author of Programming Reactive Extensions and LINQ and one of the smartest people I’ve ever met.  He now works at GitHub, and lately has been writing about Xamarin and using Reactive UI as an MVVM framework. … Continue reading

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Hold It Right There: Xamarin and Unit Testing

We’ve come a long way in this series on Learning Xamarin, but we haven’t  even begun to discuss Unit Tests, let alone Test Driven Development. There are lots of articles, books, Pluralsight courses, and other sources on why Unit Testing is not only a … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin: MVVM Light and Xamarin Forms

Today I’m going to kick off a series of postings on creating an application using Xamarin Forms and theMVVM Light Toolkit.  This is part of a larger series on Learning Xamarin. To get started, I created a new Xamarin Forms … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast Show 127–Laurent Bugnion, Xamarin & MVVM Light

Laurent Bugnion, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Regional Director and Senior Director for IdentityMine, works from Zurich Switzerland where he is the author of MVVM Light, one of the premier libraries and toolkits for MVVM on all XAML systems and now Xamarin … Continue reading

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I’ll be speaking at DevIntersections/Angle Brackets

April 13-16, 2014 at JW Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando Florida I’m thrilled to say that I’ll be speaking at Angle Brackets.  Angle brackets is “a conference for lovers of the Web.”    It has been described as “the conference for those … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #119– ASP.NET & Angular

  This round table of Scott Hunter – Microsoft Jon Galloway – Microsoft Ward Bell – IdeaBlade (Breeze) tackles two important issues: What’s coming in the relationship between ASP.NET and Angular (and related client-side technology) How do you differentiate what … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen on Web Applications

I am in the middle of unrolling on Pluralsight,  a complete entry-level program in  developing Web Applications, with a focus on free and open-source software. At its heart are these courses: Getting Started With ASP.NET MVC, ServiceStack and Bootstrap Building … Continue reading

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