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Async Feature Control Flow (Alan Berman)

What is asynchronous programming? Let's say you send out an email, then wait and do nothing for the two minutes it takes to get a response back. You do nothing while you're waiting. It's worth waiting because it'll be back fast. When that happens, sending the email and getting a response is synchronous. But another time you send an email and ...

Visual Basic Windows Phone 7 Series #4. How to implement a model-view-viewmodel pattern in a Windows Phone application

In our last post, I explained how to create a custom indeterminate progress bar application for Windows Phone 7. In this blog, I want to share a sample that will help you to implement a model-view-viewmodel pattern in a Windows Phone application. A model-view-viewmodel pattern is used to separate data from the user interface. This pattern ...

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