O'Reilly logo

Microsoft Silverlight 4 Business Application Development Beginner's Guide by Frank LaVigne, Cameron Albert

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Time for action - creating a customer lookup form

We saved customer information in the previous section through the submissions interface. However, for our customer service representatives to lookup customer information, we will need to provide a lookup feature and the ability to make changes to existing orders for the current customer.

We will make use of a variety of controls from DatePicker to ListBox to Expander, and perform TwoWay data binding of our Customer entity. Because of the relationship between Customer and Event entities and the relationship between Event and Order entities, we can make a drill down type of form using listboxes that implement custom ItemTemplates. To do this, we will need to complete the following steps:

  1. Start Visual ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required