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WinRT non-reentrant async timer ticks – Part II of approaching unit testing in WinRT

In the previous postI highlighted the issues with running WinRT tests on your build server and how we made our life a lot simpler by structuring our solution so we can test using standard .net testing frameworks (much like you … Continue reading

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C# 5 async – Limiting concurrent calls to the server on user interactions

In windows 8 everything is unashamedly async – which is a good thing for responsive apps. What’s even better is it comes with the release of C# 5 with all the syntax goodness to make async something much more palatable … Continue reading

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ICommand implementation with a little bit of async in WinRT

So the RelayCommand or DelegateCommand (whichever name you prefer) is a well known chap.  We created an AsyncRelayCommand which essentially disables the command while an async action is running.  This is useful because commands may call services (which are async) … Continue reading

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