Lazy Cache

Recently came across this small but highly effective caching library called LazyCache. While I have been familiar with the in-memory caching functionalities of .Net such as ObjectCache and MemoryCache, LazyCache provides a neat threadsafe wrapper around the conventional options. It also make sure you don't need to implement the Cache Aside pattern yourself as the … Continue reading Lazy Cache

Caliburn.Micro #006 : Event Aggregators & Window Managers

Consider the classic scenario when you need to show the currently logged in User Name in your main Window, once you have successfully logged in. The The login Window is supposed to be a Modal Dialog, and isn't remotely aware of the Label displaying Username in the Main Window. WPF handles Modal Dialogs and messaging … Continue reading Caliburn.Micro #006 : Event Aggregators & Window Managers

Caliburn.Micro

Caliburn.Micro is a extremely lightweight MVVM Framework. This series provides an introduction/refresher to developing WPF applications with Caliburn.Micro 1. Caliburn.Micro: Introduction 2. Caliburn.Micro: Bindable Collections & Events 3. Caliburn.Micro: Events (Short Hand Syntax) 4. Caliburn.Micro:Bootstrapper with SimpleContainer 5. Caliburn.Micro: Bootstrapper with MEF 6. Caliburn.Micro: Event Aggregators & Window Managers

Caliburn.Micro Template Pack

Reworked on the Caliburn.Micro Template Pack recently. Thought it was necessary to provide the developers the ability to Create Bootstrapper as an Item Template. It also provides the option to develop the Pack more in coming days. You can access the Template Pack from Marketplace using the link here. Details of the pack is as … Continue reading Caliburn.Micro Template Pack

Caliburn.Micro #005 : Bootstrapper with MEF

Previously, we learnt how to use SimpleContainer to set up our IoC Containers. We would be now looking into making the application more loosely coupled by leveraging the MEF. Just like with SimpleContainer, we would be focusing on the basic steps while configuring the IoC - Registering the IoC Container with Caliburn Micro and then … Continue reading Caliburn.Micro #005 : Bootstrapper with MEF

Caliburn.Micro #004 : Bootstrapper with SimpleContainer

Let's take a step back and look into our Bootstrapper in detail now. The first version of Bootstrapper we declared earlier is a rather simple one, without utilizing the some of the functionalities which takes Caliburn.Micro, or for that matter, any MVVM Framework ahead. The implementation of IoC Container. We would be concentrating into two … Continue reading Caliburn.Micro #004 : Bootstrapper with SimpleContainer

Caliburn Micro #003 : Events (Short Hand Syntax)

Previously, We looked at one approach of binding Events to Controls. However, the convention based approach is one of the least used approaches in Caliburn Micro. Think about it, if you need to bind more than one event to the control, say for example, the Click Event and MouseOver Event, this approach would fall short. … Continue reading Caliburn Micro #003 : Events (Short Hand Syntax)