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AsyncActivator: Targeting Silverlight

This is an (unplanned) article in a series concerning AsyncActivator, a generalization of the .NET Asynchronous Factory pattern:

  1. Basics
  2. Cancellation
  3. Portability
  4. Silverlight

Dependency injection is quite a complex issue that garners a series of its own. 1,010 more words



It’s hard to recommend one over the other without knowing what your application is. As you said it is a new product, you can think of HTML 5 as people say Silverlight is going to be obsolete though Microsoft is not claimed anywhere. 946 more words


IDataErrorInfo with Fluent Validation

Fluent validation: A small validation library for .NET that uses a fluent interface and lambda expressions for building validation rules for your business objects.

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Victor's Nomination for Me to be a Silverlight MVP

I have known Kim for years now and I do not think I have ever met anyone more passionate about the Microsoft development stack. Further, she has a deep, pure passion for bringing that these technologies to the community. 239 more words


The Silverlight Group Starter Kit


Here are some screenshots of our CodePlex project “The Silverlight User Group Starter Kit” (right before Silverlight 4 was announced):

Note the screen moves to the right or the left, depending on the ribbon navigation items. 126 more words


Why Use MVVM with Silverlight?

Why Use MVVM with Silverlight?

The probability of hearing or reading about the title question of this article if you are either a Silverlight or WPF developer is substantial. 1,009 more words

Kim Schmidt

Bytes2you.Validation - New Version Released (

With this post I want to share with you that a new version of Bytes2you.Validation library was just released.The release notes are as follows:

- Converted from ClassLibrary to PortableLibrary. 109 more words