[Ironruby-core] Databinding in WPF against IronRuby objects

Shay Friedman shay.friedman at gmail.com
Sat Jul 31 01:35:30 EDT 2010

I find IronRuby types hard-to-work-with sometimes when it comes to WPF data
binding. What I do as a workaround is creating the data entity classes in C#
and initialize them from IronRuby code.

To fix your sample WPF app, I used the CLR string instead of IronRuby's. So
instead of:

    def initialize
      @ImageLocation = "http://www.ironruby.net/@api/deki/site/logo.png"

You need to do:

    def initialize
      @ImageLocation =


On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 4:08 AM, Brian Genisio <briangenisio at gmail.com>wrote:

> All,
> I posted this on StackOvervlow, but I thought I would notify this list of
> my question, in case someone here understands what is going on...
> Basically, I am finding that data binding to properties on IronRuby objects
> works for some controls, but fails on others. I have an example of it here:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3376349/why-does-some-wpf-binding-fail-against-ironruby-properties
> Anyone have any idea why this happens?
> Brian
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