Windows Forms Data Architecture
Data binding in Windows Forms gives you the means to display and make changes to information from a data source in controls on the form. You can bind to both traditional data sources as well as almost any structure that contains data.
In This Section
- Data Binding and Windows Forms
- Provides an overview of data binding in Windows Forms.
- Creating a Simple-Bound Control on a Windows Form
- Describes how to display a single data element, such as a column value from a dataset table, in a Windows Forms control.
- Providers of Data to Windows Forms
- Describes the various providers of data to Windows Forms.
- Consumers of Data on Windows Forms
- Describes the consumers of data within Windows Forms, including the CurrencyManager and BindingContext objects.
- Navigating Data in Windows Forms
- Describes how to navigate in a data source connected to Windows Forms.
- Interfaces Related to Data Binding
- Provides a list of data-binding interface objects that provide data-binding functionality.
- Walkthrough: Simple Data Access in a Windows Form
- Describes the basic steps required for accessing SQL Server data via a dataset in a read-write Windows Form.
- Walkthrough: Displaying Data in a Windows Form Using a Parameterized Query
- Describes how to create a dataset containing only selected records, based on criteria that users provide at run time in a Windows Form.
- Walkthrough: Creating a Master-Detail Windows Form
- Describes how to create a parent-child relationship in a dataset and display related records in a Windows Form.
- Introduction to Distributed Applications and Data Integration
- Introduces data in the context of the .NET Framework.
- Data Access in Web Forms Pages
- Explains data binding for Web Forms.
- Binding Class
- Outlines the System.Windows.Forms.Binding class.
- Data Form Wizard
- Creates data-bound Windows Forms or Web Forms pages. The topics describes how to run the wizard, what options you can choose, and what the wizard generates.