Debugging Data Bindings in a WPF or Silverlight Application

The WPF and Silverlight platforms use late bound data binding resolution for bindings in XAML files. This feature allows a DataContext to be set at run-time and the objects within that DataContext to resolve their property bindings then. This late binding enables cool features like DataTemplates, composable applications and run-time loading of loose XAML. A…

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Sample Data in the WPF and Silverlight Designer

Objective Requirements Retail release of Visual Studio 2010 and the latest Silverlight 4 tools for Visual Studio 2010. Table of Contents Background Faux Types and Real Types Images in Sample Data Files Adding New Sample Data File Consuming Sample Data File WPF Sample Data Scenarios Silverlight Sample Data Scenarios WCF RIA Services Sample Data Scenario…

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How to Enable Using the Binding Builder in WPF and Silverlight Applications

When the Data Sources Window is used to generate the UI, the generated XAML injects design-time information so that the Binding Builder can be used to create bindings for the UI controls. What if your application was written in Visual Studio 2005 or 2008; or you used the XAML Editor, the Designer or Expression Blend…

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