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 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.NETBuilding applications with the Data Form WizardConnecting to your databaseQuerying your databaseWorking with DataAdaptersStoring data in DataSetsFiltering and searching data in DataSetsWorking with relational dataSubmitting updates to your databaseAdvanced updating scenariosUsing strongly typed DataSetsInteracting with XML dataBuilding effective Windows® database applicationsBuilding effective Web database applicationsINCLUDED ON CD-ROM:A fully searchable electronic copy of the bookSample code in C# and Microsoft Visual Basic® .NET (also available from the link on this page)A Note Regarding the CD or DVDThe print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.