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Validating Data

Validating data is the process of confirming that the values being entered into data objects conform to the rules and constraints of the objects schema, the back end data stores and database schema, and the business and application rules.

The following topics provide links and information for implementing data validation in different data models and clients.



Validating Data in Datasets

Provides an overview of events that can be used to analyze data before the data is committed to a dataset.

How to: Implement Binding Validation

Shows how to provide visual feedback to inform the user when an invalid value is entered into a WPF control.

Data Binding.

Describes data binding in Silverlight controls, including a section on data validation.

Validating Data Defined in Conceptual Models

Describes how to validate data in Entity Framework and WCF Data Services applications.