Liquid XML Data Binder 2019
Main2017.vb
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using System;
using LiquidTechnologies.Runtime.Net45;

namespace LiquidTechnologies.Test
{
        /// <summary>
        /// Summary description for Class1.
        /// </summary>
        class SampleApp
        {
                /// <summary>
                /// The main entry point for the application.
                /// </summary>
                [STAThread]
                static void Main(string[] args)
                {
                        // This example is used in a number of places so 
                        // ensure we have the correct path to the sample xml file
                        if (System.IO.File.Exists(@"BookStoreSample.xml"))
                                TestRead(@"BookStoreSample.xml");
                        else
                                TestRead(@"..\..\..\..\..\BookStoreSample.xml");
                        TestWrite();
                }
                
                public static void TestWrite()
                {
                        // to create the XML document from scratch
                        BookStoreLib.Bookstore bs = new BookStoreLib.Bookstore();
            BookStoreLib.BookType book = new BookStoreLib.BookType();
            bs.Book.Add(book);
                        book.Title = "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin";
                        book.Price = 8.99;
            book.Publicationdate = new LiquidTechnologies.Runtime.Net45.XmlDateTime(1981, 5, 11);
                        book.ISBN = "1-861003-11-0";
                        book.Author.First_name = "Benjamin";
                        book.Author.Last_name = "Franklin";
                        book.Genre = "autobiography";
                        string strXml = book.ToXml();
                        System.Console.WriteLine(strXml);

                        // Display with the XML viewer
                        Test.SimpleViewer viewer = new Test.SimpleViewer(bs);
                        viewer.ShowDialog();
                }

                public static void TestRead(string filename)
                {
                        // to create the XML document from scratch
                        BookStoreLib.Bookstore bs = new BookStoreLib.Bookstore();
                        bs.FromXmlFile(filename);
                        foreach (BookStoreLib.BookType book in bs.Book)
                        {
                                System.Console.WriteLine("Book Title           {0}", book.Title);
                                System.Console.WriteLine("    Price            {0}", book.Price);
                                System.Console.WriteLine("    Author           {0} {1}", book.Author.First_name, book.Author.Last_name);
                                if (book.IsValidPublicationdate)
                                        System.Console.WriteLine("    Publicationdate  {0}", book.Publicationdate.ToString());
                                else                                    
                                        System.Console.WriteLine("    Publicationdate  Not Listed");
                                if (book.IsValidISBN)
                                        System.Console.WriteLine("    ISBN             {0}", book.ISBN);
                                else                                    
                                        System.Console.WriteLine("    ISBN             Not Listed");
                                if (book.IsValidGenre)
                                        System.Console.WriteLine("    Genre            {0}", book.Genre);
                                else                                    
                                        System.Console.WriteLine("    Genre            Not Listed");
                        }
                }
        }
}