The Brain Dump

My brain poured out on paper (or so to speak)

November, 2011

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    Rx ensures Unsubscribe

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    I recently had an ObservableCollection which did not currently contain the item I was interested in, but it would sometime in the near future. The questions is how best to get notified that the item is available so I could access its full property set...
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    Windows Phone travel tip – pin your map locations

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    Whenever I’m travelling I always have two freshly pinned tiles at the bottom of my start screen. Before I leave, I use my phone to look up the hotel I’m staying at and the location I’m visiting (like a customer’s address) and pin them both to the start...
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    Populating Windows Phone view models with Rx

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    I’ve gotten rather fond of using the Reactive Extensions for populating my data from the web in my Windows Phone applications. They provide a lot of flexibility and the code stays in a readable form. To demonstrate in a traditional MVVM model, let’s drop...
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