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

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Data binding from Expression Blend 4

While creating data bindings is probably a task mainly reserved for the developer(s) in the team, Blend 4—the design tool for Silverlight applications—also has strong support for creating and using bindings.

In this recipe, we'll build a small data-driven application that uses data binding. We won't manually create the data binding expressions; we'll use Blend 4 for this task.

How to do it...

For this recipe, we'll create a small application from scratch that allows us to edit the details of a bank account owner. In order to achieve this, carry out the following steps:

  1. We'll need to open Blend 4 and go to File | New Project.... In the New Project dialog box, select Silverlight 4 Application + Website. Name the ...

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