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Prism for WPF License Announcement

Prism for WPF and it associated projects now use the Apache 2.0 license. The latest source code can...

Author: Blaine Date: 08/22/2014

Prism for Universal Apps available on Codeplex

Prism for Universal Apps is now available on CodePlex. Prism can now be used to develop apps for...

Author: Blaine Date: 07/02/2014

Mike Taulty Prism for Windows Runtime Video

Mike Taulty gave a great walkthrough of how to create an application using Prism for Windows Runtime...

Author: Blaine Date: 05/08/2014

Prism 5.0 for WPF and .NET 4.5 Just Released

We are pleased to announce that the Microsoft patterns & practices team just released the Prism...

Author: Blaine Date: 04/24/2014

Updated PDF for Prism for the Windows Runtime is now available

An updated PDF for Prism for the Windows Runtime is now available at https://aka.ms/prism-winrt-pdf....

Author: Blaine Date: 02/13/2014

Plan for Prism for .NET 4.5

The patterns & practices team is working on an update to Prism for WPF to support .NET 4.5. We...

Author: Blaine Date: 01/14/2014

Just released Prism for the Windows Runtime on Windows 8.1

We are pleased to announce that we just released Prism for Windows 8.1. Prism helps developers who...

Author: Blaine Date: 01/03/2014

Plan for Prism for Windows 8.1

Last week we posted our second drop to CodePlex of Prism for Windows Store apps. I want to update...

Author: Blaine Date: 11/05/2013

First Prism for Windows 8.1 drop available on Codeplex

Francis just posted our first Prism for Windows 8.1 drop on CodePlex.  Go checkout the release...

Author: Blaine Date: 10/18/2013

Prism for Windows Runtime docs now available in 11 languages

Prism for Windows Runtime which provides guidance on building Windows Store business apps using C#...

Author: Blaine Date: 08/30/2013

Just released - Prism for Windows Runtime

Last December, we announced our thoughts on a new version of Prism for Windows 8 which we code named...

Author: Blaine Date: 05/17/2013

Checkout New Prism Knowledge Base

We will release Prism for the Windows Runtime very soon. In preparation of the release, we created a...

Author: Blaine Date: 05/10/2013

Just posted Video of Prism for Windows Runtime on Channel 9

Check out Francis Cheung and myself talking with Robert Green on Channel 9 about Prism for Windows...

Author: Blaine Date: 05/08/2013

Kona Guidance is now Prism for Windows Runtime

I want to update you on the status of the project from the patterns & practices team codenamed...

Author: Blaine Date: 04/24/2013

New Kona drop on Codeplex

For those of you interested in creating line of business Windows Store apps, you should check out...

Author: Blaine Date: 02/05/2013

Developing a Windows Store app using JavaScript: Hilo guidance released

The patterns & practices client team is happy to announce the release of the Hilo guidance:...

Author: Blaine Date: 01/23/2013

Developing a Windows Store app using C++ and XAML: Hilo guidance released

The patterns & practices client team is happy to announce the release of the Hilo guidance:...

Author: Blaine Date: 01/14/2013

Sign-up for the patterns & practices symposium 2013

The patterns & practices Symposium 2013 is scheduled for January 15 – 17, on campus in Redmond....

Author: Blaine Date: 12/13/2012

Prism on .NET 4.5 and the road to Windows 8 apps

This blog post discusses our plans for Prism to run on .NET 4.5 and our plans to create guidance for...

Author: Blaine Date: 12/13/2012

Prism for Silverlight 5 Ships

We finally shipped Prism 4.1 for Silverlight 5. You can find the documentation at...

Author: Blaine Date: 02/20/2012

Starting work on Prism 4.1

patterns & practices started working on Prism 4.1 which will target Silverlight 5 and items...

Author: Blaine Date: 12/14/2011

Learn Prism 4 with Brian Noyes

Brian Noyes, a long time Prism advisor is creating Working with Prism 4 Series. You should check it...

Author: Blaine Date: 11/15/2011

FREE WPF and Silverlight Online Prism Training from PluralSight on Nov 12-Nov 14.

Check out PluralSight’s free offer for 3 hours of online Prism training from November 12 – 14. The...

Author: Blaine Date: 11/01/2011

Prism 4.0 CTP Available on Codeplex

Yesterday we published the CTP for Prism 4.0. In my previous blog, I called this phase I. Phase I...

Author: Blaine Date: 08/03/2010

Prism 4.0 Plan & Drop Available on Codeplex

The team is hard at work on Prism 4.0 which will run on .NET 4.0 and Silverlight 4. We just posted...

Author: Blaine Date: 06/15/2010

Updated Version of Web Client Guidance Available on Codeplex

I just posted an updated version to Codeplex of the Web Client Guidance now called Developing Web...

Author: Blaine Date: 06/09/2010

Have you taken the Prism 4.0 Survey?

As I mentioned in my blog post on Prism 4.0 we will publish a survey asking for your feedback on...

Author: Blaine Date: 04/27/2010

Beta Version of WCSF for VS2010 Available on Codeplex

We just published a beta version of the Web Client Software Factory for Visual Studio 2010 on...

Author: Blaine Date: 04/05/2010

Beta Version of SCSF for VS2010 available on Codeplex

We just published a beta version of the Smart Client Software Factory for Visual Studio 2010 on...

Author: Blaine Date: 03/25/2010

Prism will support Unity 2.0

Last week we announced our plans for Prism 4.0 on patterns & practices blog, David Hill’s blog,...

Author: Blaine Date: 03/22/2010

Will WCSF VS 2010 version support Unity 2.0 and ASP.NET MVC?

We received a number of questions on Codeplex asking us whether the Web Client Software Factory...

Author: Blaine Date: 03/22/2010

Web Client Guidance Nears Completion

p&p needs your feedback! We plan to release the Web Client Guidance around Dev10 launch. This...

Author: Blaine Date: 03/17/2010

Prism 4.0 Plans

The patterns & practices Client Team just published a blog post on the p&p team blog that...

Author: Blaine Date: 03/16/2010

Check out Simon’s Blog Posts on Web Client Guidance and MVC

Simon Ince recently posted some very good blog posts on View Models in MVC, Generic or Specific...

Author: Blaine Date: 02/05/2010

New Web Client Guidance Drop Available on Codeplex

We just posted the most recent drop of the Web Client Guidance on Codeplex. At this point we are...

Author: Blaine Date: 01/29/2010

Web Client Guidance Drop #6 Available on Codeplex

The Web Client Guidance Drop #6 is available on Codeplex. Based upon feedback, we simplified the...

Author: Blaine Date: 01/15/2010

Prism 4.0

I am getting lots of questions regarding Prism 4.0 (Composite Application Guidance for…). We will...

Author: Blaine Date: 01/15/2010

New Skin Included in Latest Web Client Guidance Drop

As I mentioned in my previous blog post, we significantly upgraded the skin of the Reference...

Author: Blaine Date: 01/05/2010

4th Web Client Guidance Drop Available on Codeplex and Proposed UX Design

We were in the holiday spirit last week so we created a drop of the Web Client Guidance  - so...

Author: Blaine Date: 12/29/2009

Prism 4.0 and MEF

David Hill has a recent blog post that discusses how Prism 4.0 (Composite Application Guidance for...

Author: Blaine Date: 12/19/2009

Web Client Guidance on how to partition controllers

Francis posted a question on Codeplex on how to partition controllers in our SongsController. Let us...

Author: Blaine Date: 12/19/2009

3rd Public Drop Available for Web Client Guidance

Below are the changes for our 3rd pubic drop of the Web Client Guidance. I would like feedback on...

Author: Blaine Date: 12/14/2009

We need your feedback on Web Client Guidance

Last week we posted our 2nd public drop for the Web Client Guidance project. We have over 1000...

Author: Blaine Date: 12/07/2009

First public drop for Web Client Guidance Available on Codeplex

The first public drop of Web Client Guidance is available on http://webclientguidance.codeplex.com....

Author: Blaine Date: 11/17/2009

Another Prism Class Available Jan 11 – Jan 14

I have been asked recently where to find training on Prism. The good news is David Platt is offering...

Author: Blaine Date: 11/11/2009

Prism release for Silverlight 3.0

We just posted a new version of the Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight (Prism...

Author: Blaine Date: 11/02/2009

Customers using Prism

Over the past several months, I have been asked who is using Prism. While I know lots of customers...

Author: Blaine Date: 11/02/2009

patterns and practices wants you to take the Web guidance survey

As I mentioned in a December blog post, the patterns & practices team plans to create new Web...

Author: Blaine Date: 07/20/2009

Listen to Elegant Code’s recent Webcast on Prism 2.0 with Bob Brumfield and Blaine Wastell

David Starr and Scott Nichols of Elegant Code recently interviewed Bob and I regarding Prism 2.0...

Author: Blaine Date: 04/23/2009

Prism training is available from Rolling Thunder

David Platt from Rolling Thunder is offering a training course on Composite Application Guidance for...

Author: Blaine Date: 04/01/2009

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