Application #27. Compare Data Binding in Web and Windows Forms

This topic is a bit of a departure from the rest of this chapter in that the focus is on a comparison between two types of controls that are used in both Web and Windows Forms. The first type is a single-select control. In the System.Web.UI.WebControls namespace, one representation of this type is the DropDownList control. Its close relative in the Windows Forms family of controls is the ComboBox control. The second type is a multiselect control. In the Web Forms family, one incarnation of this is the CheckBoxList control. Its Windows Forms relative is the CheckBoxList control. For those of you who develop both Windows and Web applications, awareness of these differences can help ...

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