Introduction to Data Binding on a Windows Form
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Introduction to Data Binding on a Windows Form

Learn how to create Data -bound controls on a windows form
2.4 (5 ratings)
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Last updated 6/2017
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What you'll learn
  • Download and install SQL Server Enterprise
  • Download and install visual studio
  • Download and attach adventureworksdw database
  • Create windows form application
  • Connect to the database
  • Create dataset
  • Edit dataset
  • Create data- bound controls
  • Edit data records on a form
  • Deploy and run application
Course content
Expand 13 lectures 01:08:31
+ Binding Data to a Windows Form
13 lectures 01:08:31
Completing visual studio installation
05:09
Create a new windows form project
01:52
Connect to AdventureworksDW2014 Database
06:54
Create Data - Bound Controls
05:59
Editing the Dataset
06:15
Edit data on a form
04:13
Deploy and Run your application
04:38
Requirements
  • You should be able to use a pc at beginner level
  • You should have access to SQL Server (We'll cover this in the course)
  • You should have access to visual studio (We'll cover this in the course)
  • You should have basic knowledge of SQL
Description

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 addition, you can bind any property of any control to the data source.

In a Windows application, the easiest way to navigate through records in a data source is to bind a BindingSource component to the data source and then bind controls to the BindingSource. You can then use the built-in navigation method on the BindingSource such a MoveNext, MoveLast, MovePrevious and MoveFirst. Using these methods will adjust the Position and Current properties of the BindingSource appropriately. You can also find an item and set it as the current item by setting the Position property.
You can connect your application to data by using the Data Source Configuration Wizard in Visual Studio. After you complete the wizard, you can drag data objects from the Data Sources Window onto your forms to create data-bound controls.

This is an absolute beginners course to data binding on a windows forms application.  You will learn from scratch how to create a windows form application project and connect to a database and create a dataset. Also you will learn how create data bound controls  on your form to display and navigate data from the database. YoU will learn about using table adapters which is used to write SQL queries to populate your windows form.

By the end of this course you should be able to bind data to a windows form.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner SQL developer
  • Beginner programmer
  • Beginner a data analyst
  • Beginner Database Administrator