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Real World XML by Steven Holzner

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Data Binding in Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer specializes in data binding. With data binding, you can connect the data in documents to an ActiveX Data Object (ADO) database and work with that data in an easy way. This technique is useful because data from a database can be sent as an XML document over the Internet and immediately converted back to a database in the browser. This means that programmers familiar with database programming can concentrate on using database methods, not DOM methods.

I'll take a look at data binding in Internet Explorer in general first. Then I'll work specifically with XML documents in this chapter. There are two parts to working with bound data in Internet Explorer: using Data Source Objects (DSOs) and binding ...

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