Chapter 37. Data Binding with Windows Forms 2.0


When many of us were creating Windows applications with Visual Basic 6, the concept of data binding was often a controversial subject. Some people would never use automatic data binding whereas others would use nothing but. The idea behind data binding is simple: through some means (whether in design mode or at runtime), tell a control where it can find its source data and how to use that data when the control is being displayed. Unfortunately, the implementation of data binding often falls short of the idea. This was ...

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