March 2011 Blog Posts
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 1:03 PM | Comments

I apologize this is a week late. Below is a zip which includes the slides and solution from my presentation on Caliburn.Micro. It should serve as a pretty good reference application for how to implement the most common functionality in Caliburn.Micro. I’ve also included a simple HTTP framework which can take advantage of Caliburn’s Coroutines to easily issue GET requests and parse the JSON response into a typed model. Download the Code!   Technorati Tags: presentations,wp7,wp7dev,caliburn,mvvm

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 11:59 PM | Comments

Last week I wrote a tutorial on Progressive enhancement with ASP.NET MVC 3 and jQuery. It might be a good idea to skim it if you aren’t already familiar with some of the concepts. A commenter on the last article posed a great question which sparked some improvements to the original code. Thanks for the suggestion! Quick Recap As a quick recap, our goal is to build a Contact Us form that works perfectly on all browsers, but offers an enhanced experience for modern browsers with JavaScript enabled. JavaScript enabled As you can see when a user visits our site with JavaScript enabled and clicks on the Contact Us link, they are presented with a nice jQuery UI dialog window. They can fill in the form and get a nice confirmation message inside the dialog, and finally close it without ever leaving...