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...

Removing some of DataRow's ugliness through .NET 4.0’s dynamic

20 Apr 2011 If you do test your stuff, not having static compilation at all times doesn’t seem too daunting. In such cases (and when you can use .NET 4.0) you can consider using the dynamic capabilities to give yourself a somewhat nicer API to deal with a DataRow (something you may end...

In honour of the Pi Day – Expansion Series in Silverlight

14 Mar 2011 Since today is March 14 (or 3/14) here’s a small Silverlight App showing 3 expansions of Pi. With the slider you can control how many steps of the expansion you want to consider (With the maximum being 50). Equations are taken from here and here. [ ![Get Microsoft Silverlight](http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=108181) ](http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=149156&v=3.0.40818.0)...