Async CTP – Task based asynchronous programming for Windows Phone

async await 6 code samples for this post Intro Asynchronous programming is super-interesting especially today, with responsiveness required by all modern devices. In the context of Windows Phone 7, Async CTP Version 3 was released last year, and it’s compatible with SDK 7.1, Silverlight 5 and Roslyn CTP. Our takeaways today is using async in…

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MVVM is your friend to get sensor data in Windows Phone 7

See my original post at http://kevinashley.com There’s little doubt that MVVM pattern makes your life as a developer a lot easier. There’re several MVVM frameworks for Windows Phone that make it happen: MVVM Light  http://mvvmlight.codeplex.com Caliburn http://caliburnmicro.codeplex.com Catel http://catel.codeplex.com Cinch http://cinch.codeplex.com and a few others (please, comment if you don’t find your favorite one!). In…

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