Data binding in its traditional sense means associating some underlying data with one or more user interface elements. The data provides the information to display. The user interface elements render the information in the appropriate format.“Longhorn” extends the traditional idea of data binding in a number of ways. You can bind a property of a user interface element to a property of any common language runtime (CLR) object, or to an attribute of an XML node.
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