Developing Applications Using the Validation Application Block
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This section describes how to use the Validation Application Block in your applications. It explains how to configure the application block, and how to incorporate the application block into your application. This section includes the following topics:
- Entering Configuration Information
- Adding Application Code
- Using the Provided Validators
- Understanding Common Validator Properties
- Using Attributes
- Validating Objects
- Understanding Validation Results
- Creating Validators Programmatically
- How Validators Are Created
- Validation and Inheritance
All application blocks ship as binary assemblies and as source code. If you want to use the source code, you must compile it before you can use the QuickStarts and configuration tools. To learn how to compile the Enterprise Library source code, see Building Enterprise Library from the Source Code.