Windows Phone 7, MVVM and TDD (Part 6 – loading screen)

By Peter Daukintis First we need to create the loading screen user control which is heavily based upon the one used here http://www.orktane.com/Blog/post/2010/01/23/iPhone-Sudoku-in-Silverlight-using-MVVM.aspx. It consists of a grid containing eight rectangles which have associated animations that cycle through different greyscales/transparencies.…

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Windows Phone 7, MVVM and TDD (Part 3 – LoginCommand)

by Peter Daukintis Now, to support the login functionality I will add a password property in exactly the same way (test first) as the username text property from part 2 (http://babaandthepigman.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!4F1B7368284539E5!237.entry). Also I will supplement the tests with tests to…

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Microsoft UK Tech days (day 5)

by Peter Daukintis Windows Phone 7 Charlie Kindel gave keynote presentation on Windows Phone 7. These are my notes: The focus for Microsoft Mobile has switched from being partner-lead to being user-lead across all aspects of the experience. The phone…

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Microsoft UK Tech days (day 4)

by Peter Daukintis The cinema screen used for the presentations at the Fulham Vue Cinema. This was the client-based tech day: Windows 7 The Windows 7 Code Pack provides a managed wrapper around the COM-based interfaces provided for many of…

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