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8. Using Data Binding

Chapter 8. Using Data Binding

IN THIS CHAPTER

What Is Data Binding?

Applying Data Binding

Two-Way Bindings

Handling Complex Data with Data Models

When Data Binding Isn’t Appropriate

Summary

“Some things never change.”

Popular expression

It’s difficult to imagine a future where data could be more dynamic than it is in the early 21st century. Here’s a compelling thought: what percentage of the information in our lives can we classify according to its timestamp?

Like data in the world, data in our applications also changes quickly. Sometimes those changes originate on the Internet in the form of stock quotes, weather information, RSS feeds, even tweets. Yet, at other times, data dynamics come entirely from our own creations. Whatever the case, one thing is certain: you want your applications to listen for and react to such changes in data.


  

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