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PublishedMicrosoft Press, May 2011
FormatSoftcover, 250 pages
Dimensions22.9cm × 18.7cm × 1.2cm
Create rich, flexible, and maintainable line-of-business applications with the MVVM design pattern Simplify and improve business application development by applying the MVVM pattern to Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Microsoft(R) Silverlight(R) 4.
With this hands-on guide, you'll use MVVM with data binding, commands, and behaviors to create user interfaces loosely coupled to business logic. MVVM is ideal for .NET developers working with WPF and Silverlight-whether or not you have experience building enterprise applications.
Discover how to:
Dive deep into MVVM-and learn how it differs from other UI design patterns
Build a simple Customer Relationship Management application you can adapt for your own projects
Implement MVVM to maintain separation between UI declarative syntax and presentation logic code
Create a Domain Model to define your application's business context
Write dynamic code for the data access layer with the Microsoft Entity Framework and NHibernate
Enforce complex data-validation scenarios using Windows Workflow Foundation 4
Implement MVVM using frameworks and toolkits such as Microsoft Prism Get code samples on the web For system requirements, see the Introduction.