What You’ll Learn in This Hour:
Sources for data binding
Sorting, filtering, and converting values
Using data templates, and how they differ from styles
Understanding collection views
We began our discussion of data binding in Hour 6, “Introducing Data Binding,” and even then we saw a lot of what data binding is capable of. In this hour, we further explore this star feature of WPF and see how we can apply it to our Contact Manager application.
You can do a lot with the techniques for data binding that we discussed in Hour 6. However, you will find that you frequently need to format, or convert, the data that you are binding. For example, if you are binding a