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…


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.

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.


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…


Just released – Prism for Windows Runtime

Last December, we announced our thoughts on a new version of Prism for Windows 8 which we code named Kona. We are excited to announce that Prism for the Windows Runtime and the associated AdventureWorks Shopper reference implementation is now available on the Windows Dev Center. This guidance helps developers build Windows Store business apps…


Checkout New Prism Knowledge Base

We will release Prism for the Windows Runtime very soon. In preparation of the release, we created a knowledge base. The knowledge base will continue to grow overtime based upon question you ask in the discussion section on So go check it out.   Current content   Getting Started Overview Video Create Hello World…

Just posted Video of Prism for Windows Runtime on Channel 9

Check out Francis Cheung and myself talking with Robert Green on Channel 9 about Prism for Windows Runtime. We give a quick overview of the Adventure Works Shopper Reference Implementation and then Francis demonstrates how to create a new app using Prism. For more information about Prism for Windows Runtime check out previous blog posts…