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Glenn Block - .NETFX Another ALT.NET guy at Microsoft

March, 2010

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Glenn is a PM on the WCF team working on Microsoft’s future HTTP and REST stack.  Prior to WCF he was a PM on the new Managed Extensibility Framework in .NET 4.0. Glenn has a breadth of experience both inside and outside Microsoft developing software solutions for ISVs and the enterprise. Glenn has also been very active in involving folks from the community in the development of software at Microsoft. This has included shipping several products under open source licenses, as well as assisting other teams looking to do so. Glenn is also a frequent speaker at local and international events and user groups.  When he's not working and playing with technology, he spends his time with his wife and daughter either at their home in Seattle or at one of the local coffee shops.<o:p></o:p>

Glenn's blog can be found at http://blogs.msdn.com/gblock or you can follow him on twitter at you own risk at twitter.com/gblock <o:p></o:p>

 

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    Building HelloMEF – Part V – Refactoring to ViewModel

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    In the last post we migrated over to the new DeploymentCatalog. In this post we’ll look at refactoring the code to incorporate the MVVM pattern. Code from the last post is available here Why ViewModel? There’s a ton of content out there in the blogosphere...
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    Building Hello MEF – Part IV – DeploymentCatalog

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    Continuing on with the series. In part III we introduced the concept of application partitioning through the use of the PackageCatalog which ships in the Silverlight toolkit. In this post we’ll take a look at a new API known as the DeploymentCatalog which...
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    View Model Locator – MEF Style

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    At MIX, Laurent Bugnion and I had a brainstorming chat around improving on the ViewModel locator “pattern” through the usage of a MEF generic locator that allows binding via indexer properties thus removing the need for a hard-coded locator. Tonite John...
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    Hamilton and I MEFFing it up on Silverlight TV

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      Several weeks ago Hamilton and I recorded several episodes with John Papa on the new Silverlight TV show on Channel 9. We did not one or two but FOUR episodes on Silverlight TV covering the basics as well as some more advanced cases like using...
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    Speaking at MIX!

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    Sunday I leave to Vegas to attend my first MIX. It’s exciting to finally attend this event that has such an air of mystique around it. I’ll be speaking on how you can use MEF in SL4 to partition your applications across many XAPs in a fairly seemless...
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    Speaking on “Ignite your coding”

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    This Thursday, I’ll be joining John Bristowe and Joey Devilla to talk about composite applications, patterns, MEF and anything else that comes up. I am flexible :-) This is a live webcast where questions will be taken in real time, so ask away! I am selfish...
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