Helsinki ReMix Silverlight 3 and .NET RIA Services

I had a great time at ReMix in Helsinki.  I had a chance to give the Silverlight 3 overview today and it was a lot of fun.   I used a this Silverlight 3 deck and did some fun demos: IIS Smooth streaming The Beatles Rockband site  (recently site of the day on FWA site of…

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Belgium ReMix and Architect Forum

I had a great time at ReMix and the Architect Forum in Belgium.    I had a chance to cover build an application end-to-end with Silverlight 3 and RIA Services which was basically the this application .    At the Architect Forum I had a chance to talk in more depth about the general application pattern we…

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Belgium Visual Studio User’s Group: 10 Years of Framework Design Guidelines

I had a great time at the the Belgium Visual Studio User’s Group meeting.  The turn out was excellent.  Thanks especially to Gill Cleeren  and Pieter Gheysens for hosting it.  Gill asked me to talk about Framework Design Guidelines – I subject near and dear to my heart.   I decided to do a bit of…

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HanselMinutes Interview on RIA Services

I had a great opportunity to chat with the famous Scott Hanselman recently on .NET RIA Services.    We drilled a lot into the background for RIA Services and what the high level patterns we are addressing with RIA Services.  <<The Return of 3-Tier Architecture – RIA Services with Brad Abrams/> Brad Abrams runs a number…

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Silverlight 3 Navigation: Even more on Dynamically Loaded Pages

I got a lot of great feedback on my post Silverlight 3 Navigation: Dynamically Loaded Pages… Now MEF Powered! Dinesh Chandnani decided to do an update to this sample after looking at the feedback and talking to Nikhil Kothari and Wes Haggard from the MEF dev team.   The goals for this update are: Show even…

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Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Part 25: ViewModel

ViewModel (or Model-View-ViewModel) is an emerging pattern in the WPF, Silverlight space which enables a separation of concerns similar to that of the MVC pattern that is popular on for stateless web apps today (for example: ASP.NET MVC).  John Gossman was the first one I heard talk about the pattern from his days working on…

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Western European ReMix Tour 2009

I was lucky enough to be asked to go on a brief western European ReMix tour.  Our goal with these events is to bring the best of Mix 09 (and some new stuff) closer to where some of the best developers and designers in the world live.  A few of my co-workers are going to…

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