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The Prism Team Needs Your Help

Some time ago I mentioned in a tweet that the work on the Prism library was stopped right after publishing Prism 4. Right after that I received a tweet from Ade Miller (former dev lead at patterns & practices) and from Bob Brumfield (work at patterns & practices on Prism, Enterprise Library and Windows Phone 7 guidance). The sense of their tweets is Prism is alive, there are no commits in repository because the Prism team can’t work the whole year on the project and at the moment they plan their activities for the financial year 2012. Also,...

Bindable Application Bar Extensions for Windows Phone 7

Abstracts Application bar is a very important way to control your application and and execute additional actions. However, this control has several limitations. First of all, I would like to have collapsible application bar. Some screens need that control but it is not used very often. For example, WinPhone Internet Explorer – I do not use favourites or tabs commands five times per minute and would like to be able to hide/show it. But there is no way to do it. The second limitation of AppBar is it is not bindable. At all. You can bind neither properties...