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Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook by Kevin Dockx, Gill Cleeren

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Displaying data in Silverlight applications

When building Silverlight applications, we often need to display data to the end user. Applications such as an online store with a catalogue and a shopping cart, an online banking application and so on, need to display data of some sort.

Silverlight contains a rich data binding platform that will help us to write data-driven applications faster and using less code. In this recipe, we'll build a form that displays the data of the owner of a bank account using data binding.

Getting ready

To follow along with this recipe, you can use the starter solution located in the Chapter02/SilverlightBanking_Displaying_Data_Starter folder in the code bundle available on the Packt website. The finished application for ...

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