Recently Glenn Block asked some questions of the community concerning what support Microsoft should offer for the MVVM design pattern in WPF/Silverlight. I’d like to answer that question here, but in a round-about manner. I’m going to use this as an opportunity to talk about the origins of...
Today is a long awaited day for me. Caliburn is now in official Beta. There have been many bug fixes and a ton of new features since the Alpha release last October. We’ve also been dogfooding it on several projects, one of which is NHProf . I wanted to use this post as an opportunity...
Caliburn has a new home on CodePlex . You can find it at http://www.codeplex.com/caliburn . Additionally, I have added a full set of documentation that is available online . The documentation loosely follows the samples I have created for the framework which can be found in the 'samples'...
I've blogged previously about inconsistencies between SL 2 Beta 1 and WPF. In my previous post I mentioned a few critical things that I felt would make it hard for WPF developers to move code between the two platforms. Most of my complaints were not addressed in the updated Beta 2 of Silverlight...
Hadi has just posted part 2 of his tutorial on building composite applications with Caliburn. In this post he covers basic usage of the EventBroker, ActionMessages and shows one way of putting the pieces together by using the PresenterHost control. Great job!
The WPF book Christopher and I wrote earlier this year is finally off to the printers! It's 480 pages of full color goodness. We were pretty excited to have the opportunity to talk about things like SoC/SRP, DI, MVP, etc within the context of building some real applications. Below is the table of...
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I've just put together a document briefly describing the current set of features that Caliburn supports. I've added it to the official documentation and copied it below. If you are new to Caliburn, this should give you a good idea about what we've been up to. I say "we"...