Microsoft® ADO.NET Step by Step

Microsoft® ADO.NET Step by Step
Published:February 06, 2002Language:English
Author:Rebecca M. RiordanTechnology:Microsoft Visual Studio .NET
Length:528 PagesISBN 13:9780735612365

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About The BookWork in ADO.NET right away with this accessible, modular primer—based on the proven Microsoft STEP BY STEP learning method.

ADO.NET—the data-access component of the Microsoft .NET Framework—works with any component on any platform that understands XML. Get a solid handle on ADO.NET and learn how to exploit the database functionality of Microsoft Visual Basic® .NET and Microsoft Visual C#™ .NET with this step-by-step primer. You’ll be working in ADO.NET right away with easy-to-grasp examples drawn from the real-world challenges developers face every day. Learn about the ADO.NET object model and how to use it to develop data-bound Windows® Forms and Web Forms. See how ADO.NET interacts with XML and how to access older versions of ADO from the .NET environment. Throughout, you’ll find insightful tips and expert explanations for rapid acceleration of development productivity, faster applications, and more powerful results. Topics covered include:

  • Getting started with ADO.NET

  • Creating connections

  • The Data command and DataReader

  • Accessing data with the DataAdapter

  • Working with DataSets

  • Working with DataTables

  • Controlling table views with DataViews

  • Editing and updating data

  • Data-binding in Windows Forms

  • Data-binding in Web Forms

  • Using the XML Designer to modify data structure

  • Reading and writing XML with ADO.NET

  • Using ADO from the .NET Framework


  • CD features:
  • Examples of real-world solutions developed with ADO.NET, including sample code in Visual Basic .NET and Visual C# .NET
  • About Rebecca M. RiordanRebecca M. Riordan is the author of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Programming Step By Step (Microsoft Press, 1999). She has worked as a consultant, systems analyst, and senior technical support engineer for Microsoft Australia and she studied database design and analysis at the University of California, Irvine. Rebecca was also a presenter at 1994 and 1995 TechEd sessions, covering topics ranging from reusable system components to searching data stores.
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