Chapter 15. MVVM: Model-View-ViewModel

MVVM: Model-View-ViewModel

What this chapter covers:

  • MVVM Features in Silverlight 4

  • Create your first MVVM application

  • Project creation, structure, and the model

  • The ViewModel

  • MVVM and Blend

  • MVVM Toolkits for Silverlight

The goal for this chapter is to provide an overview of MVVM and what new features in Blend 4 have been added to support developing applications using this software pattern. I first take a brief look at what a software pattern is and why it is useful. I then create a small sample application, leveraging the new project template and further clarifying the MVVM concept.

Overview

A design pattern refers to a reusable solution to ...

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