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Pro WPF in C# 2008: Windows Presentation Foundation with .NET 3.5, Second Edition by Matthew MacDonald

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Data Binding

Data binding is the time-honored tradition of pulling information out of an object and displaying it in your application's user interface, without writing the tedious code that does all the work. Often, rich clients use two-way data binding, which adds the ability to push information from the user interface back into some object—again, with little or no code. Because many Windows applications are all about data (and all of them need to deal with data some of the time), data binding is a top concern in a user interface technology like WPF.

Developers who are approaching WPF from a Windows Forms background will find that WPF data binding has many similarities. As in Windows Forms, WPF data binding allows you to create bindings that ...

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