Posts Tagged Blend

Expression Blend 4 does not start after installing the NET Framework 4.5 Developer Preview

Over the last couple of days I have been trying out different combinations for app development on the Metro/WinRT platform and one of these involved installing VS 2011 Ultimate on to my main box that runs Win 7. Unfortunately Blend and the VS 11 Ultimate Developer Preview bits don’t play together out of the box. […]

uk tech.days 2011

This week Ollie and I will presenting at the UK tech.days happening in the Fulham, London. Our first session will be all about building Data Data Intensive apps for WP7 and we are really looking forward to talking to you about what we have learnt building these types of applications. We are also going to […]

WP7Contrib – Page Transitions and Navigation Service

I finally got around to updating the page transistions in wp7 contrib last week, its something that has been on my list for awhile. For a complete sample project check out the sample in the spikes folder where you can also find lots of other samples illustrating other tennants of the contrib. The transitions used […]

MVVM, design time data, and Blendability

With the introduction of design time data support in Blend I thought that I would try and take advantage of using design time data and MVVM. For a while now I have been using Ninject, with a Service Locator Pattern to provide the ability to build WPF and Silverlight apps in an MVVM pattern where […]