Øredev 2013

In this post I summarize my highlights from visiting the Øredev 2013 conference. First of all, I really enjoyed the broad scope of the conference! In my opinion, it is always healthy to think outside of your technology/approach box to avoid a certain routine-blindness. Here is my at-a-glance-list of hot topics from Øredev 2013: JavaScript…

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An Rx-Enabled WPF AutoComplete TextBox – Part 2/2

In my last blog post I described the general idea of using Rx to handle typical query situation with all their pitfalls. Let us take the idea one step further in developing a WPF control that directly makes use of Rx. The source code excerpts in this post are simplified and I tried to focus just…

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An Rx-Enabled WPF AutoComplete TextBox – Part 1/2

In this blog post we will focus on the Rx aspects of developing an autocomplete feature. In the next blog post we are going to work on a re-usable WPF auto-complete TextBox that uses Rx under the covers.  Some months ago I delivered a Workshop on Reactive Extensions (Rx). If you never heard about Rx,…

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A Simple SelectAll Behavior for TextBoxes

Not exactly a brand new topic in the area of WPF development are attached behaviors. However, in my opinion, they should be used more often – that’s why I decided to write about it. Let us start from the beginning. What is an attached behavior? From a high level perspective attached behaviors allow you to write…

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