Chapter 18. Exploring Data Binding and Other Data-Related Topics


In this hour, we will cover

  • The different fields available for the GridView and DetailsView controls

  • Displaying hyperlinks, check boxes, and images in the GridView and DetailsView controls

  • Using wildcards in the SQL WHERE clause

  • Understanding data binding and the data-binding syntax


Over the past five hours we’ve covered a number of data-related topics. In Hour 13, “An Introduction to Databases,” we talked about the structure and purpose of databases and looked at how to create a SQL Server 2005 Express Edition database using Visual Web Developer. Next, in Hour 14, “Accessing Data with the Data Source Web Controls,” we saw how to get data from the ...

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