Tag Archives: Photon

Using Visual States to keep view models simple… and not a converter to be seen

I recently posted about commands in Photon and how it helps you create simple view models.  Another reason for view models getting more complicated is view logic creeping in…  View logic in the ViewModel…  It’s a view model, surely it … Continue reading

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Silverlight MVVM: Commands, CommandManager and scoping with Photon

Bit of a long title…  But commanding in photon has some sweet features which help create really simple view models.  There’s no need for ICommand, DelegateCommands or constantly calling RequerySuggested.  The view simply uses the view model methods.  You TDD … Continue reading

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Handle users leaving your page in Silverlight (OnBeforeUnload and a weak event handler)

I know it’s not ideal to prompt a user ‘You’re leaving, do you want to save changes?’ but sometimes you’ve got to.  Recently we had a requirement which stated the user must be warned when leaving our application if they … Continue reading

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