Calcium for Windows Phone V1.0

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Released: Mar 23, 2012
Updated: Jun 5, 2013 by DanielVaughan
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Calcium for Windows Phone is a consolidation of the infrastructure code that has been written for the book Windows Phone 7.5 Unleashed, and is already used by a number of published apps.

Some of Calcium for Windows Phone features include:
  • A user option's system that allows you to add a settable option to an options page, with a single line of code.
  • A bindable application bar with toggle buttons and menu items, hyperlink button/menu items, which allows you to host multiple application bars in a Pivot.
  • Built-in support for localization. Bindable resources allows the user to change the interface language at run-time.
  • An IoC container and DI infrastructure, and templates to allow you to hide or show a Purchase link in your app depending on the • Trial state of your app and so forth.
  • Templates for Views with ViewModels.
  • Attribute based state persistence system.
  • Message service that allows you to display messages and ask the user questions from your ViewModel.
  • Launchers and Choosers abstraction layer.
  • Input Validation system, with styles customized for displaying validation errors.

And much more!

Unlike Calcium for WPF and Silverlight, Calcium for Windows Phone does not depend on Prism and has a smaller footprint, more suitable for the mobile platform.

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