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Laurent Bugnion (GalaSoft) Diary of a Code Trotter .NET 4.5
Session material from TechDays BE and NL
UPDATE: Added the videos Note: Like all material on this blog, this blog post and all the referenced material are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. You are free to reuse material from this post and from the referenced material, but you must attribute this material to me, and link to this blog post, or to my website. Thanks! I had the chance to be invited again to speak at TechDays in Belgium (Antwerp) and in the Netherlands (The Hague), and delivered 3 sessions ......

Posted On Sunday, March 10, 2013 6:29 PM

MVVM Light V4.1.27.0 in Nuget

I just pushed a new version of MVVM Light to Nuget. The new version is The difference towards the previous version ( and this one is that I am not depending on the CommonServiceLocator Nuget package instead of providing my own.

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Posted On Thursday, February 14, 2013 9:44 PM

Using async/await with WebClient in Windows Phone 8 (or: TaskCompletionSource saves the day)
When you share code between Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, you can use async/await to code against asynchronous APIs, which is a nice step in the right direction. However there are Windows Phone APIs that do not support async/await yet. Probably the most annoying to date is the WebClient (which in Windows 8 has been replaced by a better API called HttpClient). Read the rest of this entry » ......

Posted On Sunday, January 27, 2013 4:52 PM

MVVM Light V4.1.26 change log
I just published the change log for MVVM Light V4.1.26, which is available on Nuget only at this time. The full version is available here, while the “libraries only” version is available here. I am working on an installer which will also add a few more changes to the templates and one bug fix in the code snippets. Stay tuned for that installer as soon as I figure a few things out. Important note: V4.1.26 is only available on Nuget (here and here) at the current time. An installer will be published ......

Posted On Saturday, January 5, 2013 11:10 PM

MVVM Light V4.1 with support for Windows Phone 8
Today is a very exciting day: After the official release of Windows 8 (and Microsoft Surface!) on Friday, and the official release of Windows Phone 8 on Monday, the Build conference is starting! This is the conference in which we will learn all about the developer experience for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. As a partner of Microsoft, I had the privilege of trying out some of the new things early, and this gave me the opportunity to port MVVM Light to Windows Phone 8 (it was already running for ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 7:11 PM

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