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

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Displaying and editing an object using the DataForm

Letting a user work with groups of related data is a requirement of almost every application. It includes displaying a group of people, editing product details, and so on. These groups of data are generally contained in forms and the Silverlight DataForm (from the Silverlight Toolkit) is just that—a form.

In the next few recipes, you'll learn how to work with this DataForm. As of now, let's start off with the basics, that is, displaying and editing the data.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we're starting with a blank solution, but you do need to install the Silverlight Toolkit as the assemblies containing the DataForm are offered through this. You can download and install it from http://www.codeplex.com/Silverlight/ ...

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