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Microsoft ADO.NET (Core Reference) By - Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft ADO.NET (Core Reference) by Microsoft Corporation

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For every developer who's uttered, "I wish I knew that before I started writing all this code!" this guide demonstrates how to save time, write less code, and build more powerful, data-driver solutions using Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects. CD contains code samples in VB, along with examples in Visual C++, and Visual J++.

Microsoft ADO.NET (Core Reference) Summary

Microsoft ADO.NET (Core Reference) by Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects .NET (ADO.NET) is a set of libraries included with the Microsoft .NET Framework that helps you communicate with data from .NET-based applications-including XML data. Discover how to access, sort, and manipulate data in Web-enabled enterprise applications with this book. You'll get expert guidance and insider tips from a leading database and ADO authority about how to write, test, and debug database code with the tools and wizards in Visual Studio .NET. You'll also learn about the improved ADO.NET object model, its XML features for Web extensibility, its enhanced integration with Microsoft SQL Server 2000, and more.

Topics covered in this guide include:

  • Overview of ADO.NET
  • Building applications with the Data Form Wizard
  • Connecting to your database
  • Querying your database
  • Working with DataAdapters
  • Storing data in DataSets
  • Filtering and searching data in DataSets
  • Working with relational data
  • Submitting updates to your database
  • Advanced updating scenarios
  • Using strongly typed DataSets
  • Interacting with XML data
  • Building effective Windows database applications
  • Building effective Web database applications


  • A fully searchable electronic copy of the book
  • Sample code in C# and Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (also available from the link on this page)

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

About Microsoft Corporation

David Sceppa is a program manager on the SQL Server team at Microsoft and an expert on ADO.NET. As a former technical lead in the Microsoft Developer Support group, he helped customers build database applications with Visual Basic and Microsoft Visual FoxPro. David is MCSD certified in Microsoft .NET and has a background in teaching.

Table of Contents

Overview Building ADO.NET applications with the DataForm wizard Connecting to your database Querying your database etrieving data using DataAdapter objects Working with DataSet objects Relational data Sorting & searching Strongly typed DataSet objects Submutting updates to your database Advanced updating scenarios Working with XML data Building effective windows based applications Building effective web applications

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Microsoft ADO.NET (Core Reference) by Microsoft Corporation
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Microsoft Press,U.S.
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