Persisting data for UWP

UWP apps are funny.  Unlike regular desktop apps, it’s not always obvious how to store and retrieve data.  There are two cases I’m talking about: There is no Settings GUI in UWP apps like there was in WPF apps.  Previously, an Engineer could right-click on Properties in Visual Studio and set initial values for the…

Thoughts on Model-View-ViewModel

So many methodologies on how to program.  Things were so simple 20-30 years ago.  Single file programs.  Then turning into multiple files, procedural.  Then OOP.  Then Winforms.  Then MFC.  Then .NET and all the C# goodness.  Then WPF.  And now MVVM. There’s pluses and minuses to advancement in technology.  On some occasions, I feel that…