PDX Code Camp Session: WP7 Tips & Tricks

Posted on May 23, 2010

I presented the Windows Phone 7 Tips & Tricks session with Allen Newton yesterday at Portland Code Camp.  Good times.  In our talk we showed a sample application "PDX Chow" that demonstrates a number of phone development concepts: MVVM architecture with Laurent Bugnion's MVVM Light Panorama control Inversion of Control / Dependency Injection Navigation using commanding and context Page orientation events Accessing ...

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Silverlight 3 Navigation: My HyperlinkButtons don’t work!

Posted on January 17, 2010

The navigation framework of Silverlight 3 is great.  The URI mapping and browser history support add a lot of value. When upgrading a Silverlight 2 site to use Silverlight 3 with navigation, I was surprised to see that all of my HyperlinkButtons that referenced external URLs were failing! It turns out that once your HyperlinkButton is inside of a navigation frame (which it will be once you add navigation support to your application), you ...

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