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A Sample Silverlight 4 Application Using MEF, MVVM, and WCF RIA Services - Part 1

, 7 Jul 2011
Part 1 of a series describing the creation of a Silverlight business application using MEF, MVVM Light, and WCF RIA Services.
IssueVisionforSilverlightSetup20110630.zip
IssueVision for Silverlight Setup
IssueVisionSetup.msi
setup.exe
IssueVision_for_Silverlight_setup.zip
IssueVisionSetup.msi
setup.exe
IssueVision_Silverlight20110630.zip
IssueVision.Silverlight
Assemblies
GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras.SL4.dll
GalaSoft.MvvmLight.SL4.dll
MenuControls.dll
System.Windows.Controls.DataVisualization.Toolkit.dll
System.Windows.Controls.Toolkit.dll
System.Windows.Controls.Toolkit.Internals.dll
System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
Database
IssueVision.Client
IssueVision.Client.csproj.user
Assets
Signin.png
Controls
Properties
Views
IssueVision.Common
IssueVision.Common.csproj.user
Controls
Helpers
Models
Properties
Resources
Themes
IssueVision.Data
IssueVision.Data.csproj.user
Properties
Web
Resources
IssueVision.Data.Web
IssueVision.edmx
Helpers
MetadataClasses
Properties
Resources
Services
IssueVision.Model
IssueVision.Model.csproj.user
Properties
IssueVision.Setup
IssueVisionSetup.vdproj
IssueVision.ViewModel
IssueVision.ViewModel.csproj.user
Properties
IssueVision.Web
IssueVision.Web.csproj.user
Properties
IssueVision_Silverlight_20110316.zip
GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras.SL4.dll
GalaSoft.MvvmLight.SL4.dll
MenuControls.dll
System.Windows.Controls.DataVisualization.Toolkit.dll
System.Windows.Controls.Toolkit.dll
System.Windows.Controls.Toolkit.Internals.dll
System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
IssueVision.Client.csproj.user
Signin.png
DataSources
IssueVision.Data.Web.IssueVisionContext.datasource
IssueVision.Data.Web.PasswordResetContext.datasource
IssueVision.Common.csproj.user
IssueVision.Data.csproj.user
IssueVision.edmx
DataTypes
IssueVision.Model.csproj.user
IssueVisionSetup.vdproj
IssueVision.ViewModel.csproj.user
IssueVision.Web.csproj.user
IssueVision_Silverlight_20110606.zip
GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras.SL4.dll
GalaSoft.MvvmLight.SL4.dll
MenuControls.dll
System.Windows.Controls.DataVisualization.Toolkit.dll
System.Windows.Controls.Toolkit.dll
System.Windows.Controls.Toolkit.Internals.dll
System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
IssueVision.Client.csproj.user
Signin.png
IssueVision.Common.csproj.user
IssueVision.Data.csproj.user
IssueVision.edmx
IssueVision.Model.csproj.user
IssueVisionSetup.vdproj
IssueVision.ViewModel.csproj.user
IssueVision.Web.csproj.user
IssueVision_Silverlight_Setup.zip
IssueVisionSetup.msi
setup.exe
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.ComponentModel.Composition;
using System.Linq;
using System.Windows;
using GalaSoft.MvvmLight;
using GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Command;
using GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Messaging;
using IssueVision.Data.Web;
using IssueVision.Common;

namespace IssueVision.ViewModel
{
    [Export(ViewModelTypes.MyProfileViewModel, typeof(ViewModelBase))]
    [PartCreationPolicy(CreationPolicy.NonShared)]
    public class MyProfileViewModel : ViewModelBase
    {
        #region "Private Data Members"
        private IIssueVisionModel _issueVisionModel;
        #endregion "Private Data Members"

        #region "Constructor"
        [ImportingConstructor]
        public MyProfileViewModel(IIssueVisionModel issueVisionModel)
        {
            _issueVisionModel = issueVisionModel;

            // set up event handling
            _issueVisionModel.GetCurrentUserComplete += _issueVisionModel_GetCurrentUserComplete;
            _issueVisionModel.GetSecurityQuestionsComplete += _issueVisionModel_GetSecurityQuestionsComplete;
            _issueVisionModel.SaveChangesComplete += _issueVisionModel_SaveChangesComplete;
            _issueVisionModel.PropertyChanged += _issueVisionModel_PropertyChanged;

            // load current user
            _issueVisionModel.GetCurrentUserAsync();
            // load security questions
            _issueVisionModel.GetSecurityQuestionsAsync();
        }
        #endregion "Constructor"

        #region "ICleanup interface implementation"
        public override void Cleanup()
        {
            if (_issueVisionModel != null)
            {
                // unregister all event handling
                _issueVisionModel.GetCurrentUserComplete -= _issueVisionModel_GetCurrentUserComplete;
                _issueVisionModel.GetSecurityQuestionsComplete -= _issueVisionModel_GetSecurityQuestionsComplete;
                _issueVisionModel.SaveChangesComplete -= _issueVisionModel_SaveChangesComplete;
                _issueVisionModel.PropertyChanged -= _issueVisionModel_PropertyChanged;
                _issueVisionModel = null;
            }
            // set properties back to null
            CurrentUser = null;
            SecurityQuestionEntries = null;
            // unregister any messages for this ViewModel
            base.Cleanup();
        }
        #endregion "ICleanup interface implementation"

        #region "Public Properties"

        private User _currentUser;

        public User CurrentUser
        {
            get { return _currentUser; }
            private set
            {
                if (!ReferenceEquals(_currentUser, value))
                {
                    _currentUser = value;
                    RaisePropertyChanged("CurrentUser");
                }
            }
        }

        private IEnumerable<SecurityQuestion> _securityQuestionEntries;

        public IEnumerable<SecurityQuestion> SecurityQuestionEntries
        {
            get { return _securityQuestionEntries; }
            private set
            {
                if (!ReferenceEquals(_securityQuestionEntries, value))
                {
                    _securityQuestionEntries = value;
                    RaisePropertyChanged("SecurityQuestionEntries");
                }
            }
        }

        #endregion "Public Properties"

        #region "Public Commands"

        private RelayCommand _submitChangeCommand;

        public RelayCommand SubmitChangeCommand
        {
            get
            {
                if (_submitChangeCommand == null)
                {
                    _submitChangeCommand = new RelayCommand(
                        OnSubmitChangeCommand,
                        () => (_issueVisionModel != null) && (_issueVisionModel.HasChanges));
                }
                return _submitChangeCommand;
            }
        }

        private void OnSubmitChangeCommand()
        {
            try
            {
                if (!_issueVisionModel.IsBusy)
                {
                    if (CurrentUser != null)
                    {
                        // this should trigger validation even if the following field is not changed and is null
                        if (string.IsNullOrWhiteSpace(CurrentUser.Password))
                            CurrentUser.Password = string.Empty;
                        if (string.IsNullOrWhiteSpace(CurrentUser.NewPassword))
                            CurrentUser.NewPassword = string.Empty;
                        if (string.IsNullOrWhiteSpace(CurrentUser.NewPasswordConfirmation))
                            CurrentUser.NewPasswordConfirmation = string.Empty;
                        if (string.IsNullOrWhiteSpace(CurrentUser.PasswordAnswer))
                            CurrentUser.PasswordAnswer = string.Empty;
                        if (string.IsNullOrWhiteSpace(CurrentUser.PasswordAnswerConfirmation))
                            CurrentUser.PasswordAnswerConfirmation = string.Empty;

                        if (CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("Name") && CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("FirstName")
                            && CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("LastName") && CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("Email")
                            && CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("Password") && CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("NewPassword")
                            && CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("NewPasswordConfirmation") && CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("PasswordQuestion")
                            && CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("PasswordAnswer") && CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("PasswordAnswerConfirmation")
                            && CurrentUser.TryValidateProperty("UserType"))
                        {
                            // change is not from User Maintenance screen
                            CurrentUser.IsUserMaintenance = false;
                            _issueVisionModel.SaveChangesAsync();
                        }
                    }
                }
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                // notify user if there is any error
                AppMessages.RaiseErrorMessage.Send(ex);
            }
        }

        private RelayCommand _cancelChangeCommand;

        public RelayCommand CancelChangeCommand
        {
            get
            {
                if (_cancelChangeCommand == null)
                {
                    _cancelChangeCommand = new RelayCommand(
                        OnCancelChangeCommand,
                        () => (_issueVisionModel != null) && (_issueVisionModel.HasChanges));
                }
                return _cancelChangeCommand;
            }
        }

        private void OnCancelChangeCommand()
        {
            try
            {
                if (!_issueVisionModel.IsBusy)
                {
                    // ask to confirm canceling the current user in edit
                    var dialogMessage = new DialogMessage(
                        this,
                        CommonResources.CancelAnyChangesMessageBoxText,
                        s =>
                        {
                            if (s == MessageBoxResult.OK)
                            {
                                // if confirmed, cancel any change to CurrentUser
                                _issueVisionModel.RejectChanges();
                            }
                        })
                            {
                                Button = MessageBoxButton.OKCancel,
                                Caption = CommonResources.ConfirmMessageBoxCaption
                            };

                    AppMessages.PleaseConfirmMessage.Send(dialogMessage);
                }
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                // notify user if there is any error
                AppMessages.RaiseErrorMessage.Send(ex);
            }
        }

        #endregion "Public Commands"

        #region "Private Methods"

        private void _issueVisionModel_GetCurrentUserComplete(object sender, EntityResultsArgs<User> e)
        {
            if (!e.HasError)
            {
                if (e.Results.Count() == 1)
                {
                    var enumerator = e.Results.GetEnumerator();
                    enumerator.MoveNext();
                    CurrentUser = enumerator.Current;
                }
            }
            else
            {
                // notify user if there is any error
                AppMessages.RaiseErrorMessage.Send(e.Error);
            }
        }

        private void _issueVisionModel_GetSecurityQuestionsComplete(object sender, EntityResultsArgs<SecurityQuestion> e)
        {
            if (!e.HasError)
            {
                SecurityQuestionEntries = e.Results.OrderBy(g => g.PasswordQuestion);
                // raise property changed for CurrentUser to reflect changes with SecurityQuestionEntries
                RaisePropertyChanged("CurrentUser");
            }
            else
            {
                // notify user if there is any error
                AppMessages.RaiseErrorMessage.Send(e.Error);
            }
        }

        private void _issueVisionModel_SaveChangesComplete(object sender, SubmitOperationEventArgs e)
        {
            if (!e.HasError)
            {
                // load the current user again
                _issueVisionModel.GetCurrentUserAsync();
                // notify user of my profile saved successfully
                var dialogMessage = new DialogMessage(
                    this,
                    CommonResources.MyProfileSavedText,
                    null)
                    {
                        Button = MessageBoxButton.OK,
                        Caption = CommonResources.MyProfileSavedCaption
                    };

                AppMessages.StatusUpdateMessage.Send(dialogMessage);
            }
            else
            {
                // notify user if there is any error
                AppMessages.RaiseErrorMessage.Send(e.Error);
            }
        }

        private void _issueVisionModel_PropertyChanged(object sender, PropertyChangedEventArgs e)
        {
            if (e.PropertyName.Equals("HasChanges"))
            {
                SubmitChangeCommand.RaiseCanExecuteChanged();
                CancelChangeCommand.RaiseCanExecuteChanged();
            }
        }

        #endregion "Private Methods"
    }
}

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Weidong has been an information system professional since 1990. He has a Master's degree in Computer Science, and is currently a MCSD .NET

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