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    [RETIRED] Data Access Application Block

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    Note: This version of the Data Access Application Block is retired. The Data Access Application Block encapsulates performance and resource management best practices and can easily be used as a building block in your own .NET application. If you use it, you will reduce the amount of custom code you need to create, test and maintain.
    • Version:

      All

      File Name:

      DataAccessApplicationBlock.msi

      Date Published:

      4/23/2002

      File Size:

      813 KB

        The Data Access Application Block encapsulates performance and resource management best practices and can easily be used as a building block in your own .NET application. If you use it, you will reduce the amount of custom code you need to create, test and maintain.
        Specifically, the Data Access Application Block will help you:
        > Call stored procedures or SQL text commands
        > Specify parameter details
        Return SqlDataReader, DataSet or XmlReader object.

        Important Information: A newer version of this application block has been released as a part of the patterns & practices Enterprise Library. The new version includes updated functionality based on customer feedback, as well as improved extensibility, ease of use, and consistency and integration with other blocks in Enterprise Library. The application block you have requested is still available for download but is now considered as an archive release.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000

        To run Data Access Application Block, you need the following:
        • Microsoft Windows® 2000, Windows XP Professional
        • SQL Server 7.x or SQL Server 2000
        • The RTM version of the .NET Framework SDK
        • Visual Studio.NET (Recommended but not required
      • To install the sample:
        To download the Data Access Application Block
        1. Click the download link to start the download.
        2. Choose "Open" to install now or "Save" to save the MSI to disk for installation later.

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