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Silverlight 4 in Action by Pete Brown

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Chapter 12. Data controls: DataGrid and DataForm

In chapter 11, we covered binding. I believe binding to be one of the most important topics for Silverlight developers. One reason behind that is because the DataGrid and DataForm, as well as data annotations for display, all require binding in order to be useful.

Silverlight 2 included the DataGrid, and Silverlight 3 added the DataForm to the mix of data-centric controls. The DataGrid provides tabular Excel-like data view and editing. The DataForm is like a DataGrid rotated 90 degrees. Where the DataGrid is all about rows and columns for multiple visible entries, ...

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