Prism for WPF License Announcement

Prism for WPF and it associated projects now use the Apache 2.0 license. The latest source code can be found on the following CodePlex sites: Prism.Composition, Prism.Interactivity Prism.UnityExtensions Prism.MefExtensions Prism.Mvvm Prism.PubSubEvents Prism.Mvvm and Prism.PubSubEvents are portable class libraries that now target Windows Phone 8.1. Prism.Mvvm targets: .NET framework 4.5 Windows 8 Windows…


Prism for Universal Apps available on Codeplex

Prism for Universal Apps is now available on CodePlex. Prism can now be used to develop apps for Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, and Universal Apps that run on both. The AdventureWorks Shopper reference implementation now also runs on both the Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. AdventureWorks Shopper uses Prism.StoreApps, Prism.Mvvm, and Prism.PubSubEvents. In…


Mike Taulty Prism for Windows Runtime Video

Mike Taulty gave a great walkthrough of how to create an application using Prism for Windows Runtime 8.1. Check it out.

Prism 5.0 for WPF and .NET 4.5 Just Released

We are pleased to announce that the Microsoft patterns & practices team just released the Prism Library for WPF and .NET 4.5. As I mentioned when we started the project. the major themes of the release are: Provide Portable Class Library version of Prism library (where reasonable) Address high priority items identified on the CodePlex…


Updated PDF for Prism for the Windows Runtime is now available

An updated PDF for Prism for the Windows Runtime is now available at This is the version I promised in my Just released Prism for the Windows Runtime on Windows 8.1 blog post.


Plan for Prism for .NET 4.5

The patterns & practices team is working on an update to Prism for WPF to support .NET 4.5. We plan to complete the release in February. Francis just posted our first drop to CodePlex. So go check it out and give us your feedback. This project was just released. See the blog post announcement. Scope…


Just released Prism for the Windows Runtime on Windows 8.1

We are pleased to announce that we just released Prism for Windows 8.1. Prism helps developers who want to create a Windows Store business app using C#, XAML, the Windows Runtime, and development patterns such as Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) and event aggregation. Prism includes two libraries, a reference implementation called AdventureWorks Shopper, Quickstarts and associated documentation….


Plan for Prism for Windows 8.1

Last week we posted our second drop to CodePlex of Prism for Windows Store apps. I want to update you our plans for the release of AdventureWorks Shopper reference implementation and Prism for Windows Runtime for Windows 8.1. The guide provides guidance on how to implement MVVM with navigation and app lifecycle management, validation, manage…


First Prism for Windows 8.1 drop available on Codeplex

Francis just posted our first Prism for Windows 8.1 drop on CodePlex.  Go checkout the release announcement for Windows 8.1. This drop includes: Using Windows.Web.Http.HttpClient instead of System.Net.Http.HttpClient in the client app. Using SettingsFlyout instead of Prism FlyoutView. Deprecated FlyoutView and FlyoutService. Updated VisualStateAwarePage to listen for page size change and change VisualState accordingly. Updated…

Prism for Windows Runtime docs now available in 11 languages

Prism for Windows Runtime which provides guidance on building Windows Store business apps using C# and XAML is now available in the following languages: Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional English French German Italian Japanese Korean Portuguese Russian Spanish   How to get Prism for Windows Runtime The Prism library source code is available with the AdventureWorks…