Teach yourself the fundamentals of ADO.NET 2.0—one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you get the guidance you need to start creating data centric applications for Microsoft Windows and the Web.
Discover how to:
- Work in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 development environment
- Use the ADO.NET 2.0 classes in either Visual Basic or Visual C#
- Connect to and manipulate different data sources: Microsoft SQL Server, XML, OLE DB
- Create ADO.NET objects at either design time or run time
- Use visual design tools
- Sort, filter, and manipulate data
- Build data-bound Windows Forms and Web Forms
- Work with validation controls
- Read and write XML data and schemas
- Code samples
- Sample databases
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