Intuitive MVVM Pattern Support across all WPF Components

All DevExpress controls are fully compatible with the model

view ViewModel architecture.

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  1. Generate Columns from a Collection
    • XAML
                                <dxg:GridControl ColumnsSource="{Binding GridColumns}"/>
  2. Bind the Focused Row to Your View Model Property
    • XAML
                                <dxg:GridControl CurrentItem="{Binding SelectedEmployee}"/>
  3. Use Built-in Commands Instead of Events
    • XAML
                                            ValidateRowCommand="{Binding ValidateEmployeeCommand}"/>
  4. Generate Summaries from a Collection within Your View Model
    • XAML
                                <dxg:GridControl TotalSummarySource="{Binding TotalSummaryItems}"/>
  5. Configure Columns and Editors Using Attributes
    • C#
                                public class Employee {
                                    [DateTimeMask(Mask = "MMMM/dd/yyyy")]
                                    public DateTime HiredAt {

Even Simpler with the DevExpress MVVM Framework

Eliminate mundane tasks and accelerate development with our

powerhouse MVVM framework.

MVVM C# Code Generator
Automatic INotifyPropertyChanged and command implementation.

  • C#
                                // User Class

                                partial class ViewModel {
                                    string username;

                                    void Login() => Status = "User: " + Username;
                                    bool CanLogin() => !string.IsNullOrEmpty(Username);

  • C#
                                // Generated Class

                                partial class ViewModel : INotifyPropertyChanged {
                                  public string? Username {
                                    get => username;
                                    set {
                                      if(EqualityComparer<string?>.Default.Equals(username, value))
                                      username = value;
                                  DelegateCommand? loginCommand;
                                  public DelegateCommand LoginCommand {
                                   get => loginCommand ??= new DelegateCommand(Login,CanLogin,true);

No direct references are required.

  • C#
                                // Direct View Model references

                                public class ViewModelA {
                                    ViewModelB viewModelB;
                                    public ViewModelA(ViewModelB viewModelB) {
                                        this.viewModelB = viewModelB;
                                    void SendMessageToViewModelB(string parameter) {
                                public class ViewModelB {
                                    public void SaveData(string parameter) {
  • C#
                                // DX Messenger

                                public class ViewModelA {
                                    void SendMessageToViewModelB(string parameter) {

                                public class ViewModelB {
                                    public ViewModelB() {
                                        Messenger.Default.Register<string>(this, SaveData);
                                    public void SaveData(string parameter) {
                                        MessageBox.Show("ViewModelB data was saved!");

Advanced binding with flexible syntax.

  • XAML
                                <!-- Standard Binding -->

                                        <MultiBinding Converter="{CustomConverter}">
                                            <Binding Path="PropA"/>
                                            <Binding Path="PropB"/>
  • XAML
                                <!-- DXBinding -->

                                <TextBlock Text="{DXBinding 'PropA+PropB'}"/>


Built-in Converters
Ready-to-use converters for various usage scenarios.

  • C#
                                // Custom Converter

                                public class MyBooleanToVisibilityConverter : IValueConverter {
                                    public object Convert(object value, Type targetType,
                                           object parameter, CultureInfo culture) {
                                       bool isVisible = value is bool && (bool)value;
                                       return isVisible ? Visibility.Visible : Visibility.Collapsed;
  • XAML
                                <!-- Ready-to-Use Converter -->

                                <Button Visibility="{
                                    Binding ShowButton,


Seamless ViewModel –

Control Communication with Services

Code behind no longer necessary.

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Modular MVVM Application
with Clean Architecture

Build well-structured WPF applications
with dynamic modules.

  • Our Module Injection Framework (MIF) supports regions, modules, navigation, and state serialization.

  • PRISM adapters for DevExpress controls
    (Docking, TabControl, NavigationFrame, NavBarControl)

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