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Pro Windows 8.1 Development with XAML and C# by Jon Galloway, Philip Japikse, Jesse Liberty

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CHAPTER 4

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Binding

WHAT’S NEW IN WINDOWS 8.1

There are several new features for data binding in Windows 8.1. The FrameworkElement.DataContextChanged event notifies you when the data context for a control is changed.

Two new binding properties, Binding.FallbackValue and Binding.TargetNullValue, provide mechanisms to handle data-binding failures and null values.

The options for the UpdateSourceTrigger property now include Explicit, designed for programmatic control in two-way binding scenarios.

The essential glue in any meaningful Windows 8.1 application is showing data in your user UI. This is referred to as binding. At its simplest, binding ...

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