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Pro Silverlight 2 in C# 2008 by Matthew MacDonald

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Chapter 14. Data Binding

Data binding is the time-honored tradition of pulling information out of an object and displaying it in your application's user interface, without writing the tedious code that does all the work. Often, rich clients use two-way data binding, which adds the ability to push information from the user interface back into some object—again, with little or no code.

In this chapter, you'll learn how to use Silverlight data binding to display, format, and edit data. You'll see how to get information from a server-side using a web service, how to shape it with data templates, and how to format it with value converters. You'll even take a look at data filtering with Language Integrated Query (LINQ), and use Silverlight's newest and ...

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