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Prism for Metro?


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  • You can look another good MVVM framework - Caliburn.Micro. Version 1.3 with a "basic MVVM support for WinRT/Metro" is just released -

    Sunday, January 22, 2012 6:07 AM
  • Many thanks Andrei
    Sunday, January 22, 2012 6:13 AM
  • Welcome! I also checked that MVVM Light Toolkit ( v4 now supports Windows 8. This one can be easier to use for the beginners.
    Sunday, January 22, 2012 6:29 AM
  • Many thanks again
    Sunday, January 22, 2012 7:23 AM
  • I created a "Prism-like" framework (uses components from Prism such as their event aggregator and commands) after creating a "Unity-like" framework from

    It is available at - there is a video clip that shows it in action for the Metro application (Gwn.DataBinding.Demo application).   I'm currently working on the SolrContribDesktop (desktop) side of the house; it is a multi-targeted application so the same source can be used on both Desktop and Metro.

    MCAD.NET C# -

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012 4:42 AM
  • There is a port of Prism for .Net Metro Style apps on codeplex. You can get it here

    Saturday, May 19, 2012 9:55 AM
  • You might also be interested in the Okra App Framework (disclaimer: I am the lead developer on this project). Rather than adapting an existing UI composition/MVVM framework for Windows 8, this has been built from the ground up to work great with Metro-style apps.
    Friday, August 17, 2012 11:51 AM