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 #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

Stimulsoft – Non-Modal Designer in WPF App, Part 2

In the previous post, we explored Supervising Controller Pattern to provide a solution to the issue we faced when using Stimulsoft Designer  Controller as an embedded control in WPF application. Even while we used the Supervising Controller Pattern, we still fiddled with the MVVM pattern by making the ViewModel "aware" of the View, even though … Continue reading Stimulsoft – Non-Modal Designer in WPF App, Part 2

Stimulsoft – Non-Modal Designer in WPF App

Stimulsoft Reports is one among the most powerful and easy to use Reporting Tools available. While this post is not focused on feature of Stimulsoft Reports, it is worth checking out the features in Stimulsoft Website.   Embedded Stimulsoft Designer Control and MVVM The post would rather focus on displaying the powerful Stimulsoft Designer in … Continue reading Stimulsoft – Non-Modal Designer in WPF App

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)