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NUnit for Silverlight, now with data driven tests

Here’s the next drop of my inofficial port of the NUnit unit test framework for Silverlight. It supports NUnit 2.5.5 on Silverlight 3 and 4, and I’ve added support for Jeff Wilcox’ port of the April version of the Silverlight

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Is the patient alive?

For over ten years now (and think about what a time span that is in Internet time!) Flash has been the primary platform for developing highly interactive web content and applications. Flash delivers things that were plainly impossible otherwise: animation,

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Yesterday’s Good and Bad in Silverlight

Silverlight 4 crashes Christian’s development box, but unit tests have just gotten more beautiful.

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Where did the blue balls go?

In which Christian asks himself where the Silverlight loading animation went, and has some severe debugging to do. … and then there is that project where the XAP for a Silverlight application is dynamically created on the server. There are

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PRISM event aggregator: more leaky than it seems

Gotcha of the day: the Prism framework for WPF and Silverlight offers an application-wide event bus system that allows you to publish and subscribe events without having to have a reference to the publisher. This is hugely useful for decoupling

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NUnit for Silverlight updated: NUnit 2.5.5, Silverlight 4

Christian’s updated NUnit for Silverlight to NUNit 2.5.5 and Silverlight 4.

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Detecting a changed DataContext

A colleague showed me a great and simple solution for a problem: finding out when the DataContext of a Silverlight control changes. Let’s say a details form is bound against a Dog object. To the left of the form there

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