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Delphi for .NET Developer’s Guide by Xavier Pacheco

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Data Binding

In Chapter 21, “Working with WinForms: DataViews and Data Binding,” you learned about data binding when working with Windows Forms. Data binding for Web Forms is similar. You might recall that data binding is the process of associating data from a data source to a property of a control. Some of the Web Controls are specifically designed to be data bound controls. These are discussed later in this chapter.

There are two forms of data binding that you’ll use when developing Web applications. The first is property based, or simple, data binding. The second is data source based, or complex, data binding.

Simple Data Binding

In ASP.NET, simple data binding refers to the process of associating a Web Control with database data or any data ...

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