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Windows Phone 8 Application Development Essentials by Tomasz Szostak

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The MVVM Light Toolkit

MVVM Light Toolkit is known as one of the best (if not the best) light toolkits for the MVVM pattern. It significantly improves working with MVVM but still gives the user the freedom to customize and design the project. Toolkit supports many project types such as WinRT, WPF, and of course Siverlight.

Getting the MVVM Light Toolkit

MVVM Light Toolkit is available in the nugget package manager in Visual Studio or using the following nugget command:

PM> Install-Package MvvmLight

If you don't like automation and would like to manually add all references and required tools, you should go to http://mvvmlight.codeplex.com/ and download the package with all the stuff. After downloading and unzipping the package, we can find several ...

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