Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Data-bound controls play a key role in the development of ASP.NET applications. Data-driven controls allow you to associate the whole interface, or individual properties, with one or more columns read out of a .NET-compliant data source. We already mentioned data-bound controls in Chapter 3 and reviewed their basics. In this chapter, we'll delve into the details of an extremely versatile data-bound control that is a fixed presence in any real-world ASP.NET application—the DataGrid control.
The DataGrid control renders a multicolumn, fully templated grid and provides a highly customizable, Microsoft Excel–like user interface. In spite of the ...