Showing all posts tagged: 'Windows Phone'

A 2-post collection

IValueConverter with MVVMLight on Windows Phone 8.1

I'm currently developing a universal app for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows store. This time around, I decided to do it right and use an MVVM framework. There are plently good ones to choose from, such as: SimpleMVVMToolkit MVVMLightToolkit MVVMCross I had started using MVVMLight some time ago on this project, so it made sense to look into it more seriously and make use of the right patterns instead of doing "Windows Forms" on Windows Phone. The benefits for using an MVVM/MVC framework are countless and there have been a lot of blog posts written on the subjec. …[read more]

Fixing TextChanged event firing twice in Windows Phone 7 (WP7)

I’m currently playing around with WP7 and WP8 development trying to get to grips with the framework. I don’t have a specific application in mind but I’m trying to create a basic application that allows me take notes on the fly. Nothing fancy there. One of the “requirements” is to be able to search across all my notes for a specific word and get all the results back in one continuous list that will contain the name/title of the note that matches the search criteria. In my effort to be fancy, I decided against using a …[read more]