The WPF stack du jour

18 Nov 2011 For the past year i’ve had plenty of possibility to get my head around WPF as a UI technology. In that time a number of frameworks have crystallized that in their combination makes writing good WPF Apps, let’s say, bearable: Caliburn.Micro StructureMap Membus Caliburn.Micro: What it brings to the table:...

New Tooling, new Posts

17 Nov 2011 Greetings world! I think that writing something on my blog after such a long time merits merry greetings. Much is happening in the world of IT and it is difficult to find the right tooling for doing certain tasks. You could say that we may be masturbating by trying to...

Making a WinRT component out of Membus – Pt.1, making Membus compile

19 Sep 2011 After last week’s //BUILD conference we have learned (amongst other things) of a new class of apps that are touch-centric and use a new .NET Framework profile in order to be run on top of the new Windows Runtime. A nice way to learn about what is different in this...

More tricks from ye olde Event Aggregator: No, I don’t want that message for a while

12 Aug 2011 You may know by now that MemBus is my favorite Event Aggregator. This is because it allows you to mess quite a bit with the way publishing and subscription needs. Consider the following situation: An instance is accepting messages of a certain kind but wants to opt out of it...

Using FubuMVC - Day1

07 May 2011 There is a change request coming which requires some software to fake an external system. It should be usable by testers in order to exercise the use cases. A nice situation to finally test fubu mvc, the swiss army knife (factory) for friends of MVC Web frameworks. The following is...