We've covered a lot of important information in this chapter, from examining the binding path syntax mini-language to exploring a number of different binding scenarios. We've investigated the plethora of options that we're afforded when declaring our own Dependency Properties and looked into the creation of Attached Properties, using some interesting examples. Finally, we examined the finer details of data templating and explored a number of ways of data binding to enumerations.
In the next chapter, we'll have an in-depth look at the various UI elements in the WPF Framework and their most relevant properties. We'll investigate when to customize them and when we need to create our own controls. We'll then explore the various ways of modifying existing controls in WPF and finally, take a detailed look at how to create our own custom controls.