ADO.NET: From Novice to Pro, Visual Basic .NET Edition

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Apress, Sep 4, 2002 - Computers - 384 pages

Designed to get programmers up to professional levels as fast as possible, ADO.NET: From Novice to Pro is geared toward developers who have little or no .NET or ADO.NET experience, as well as programmers who are not yet comfortable with database programming. Best-selling author Peter Wright painlessly moves readers from simple database access to the sophisticated manipulation of XML documents.

The book begins by showing you the basic architecture of ADO.NET, and then provides you with the tools you'll need to work with data providers and the Connection, Command, and DataSet objects. Wright then drills down into the topics that are essential for you as a professional developer to understand, including transactions, concurrency, typed DataSets, and the use of XML with ADO.NET.

Through numerous hands-on examples and working code that is adaptable to individual projects, you'll learn how to create fast and powerful ADO.NET enterprise applications. By the end of this book, you'll be able to work at a professional level utilizing Microsoft's most powerful data-access technology.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1Welcome to ADONET
1
Chapter 2Fundamental ADONET Code
27
Chapter 3Data Commands and DataReaders
53
Tables
77
Navigating
113
Chapter 6Introducing Windows Forms Applications
143
Chapter 7Deeper into ADONET with Windows Forms
187
Chapter 8ADONET and Web Forms
217
Chapter 9Transactions and Concurrency
257
Chapter 10The OLE DB Data Provider
281
Chapter 11Introducing SystemXml
291
Chapter 12XML and ADONET
313
Index
337
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Peter Wright has been programming with, and writing about, Microsoft development tools since 1992. He is the author of about a dozen books, including the international best selling series, Beginning Visual Basic, and has written numerous articles for the both the print and online press worldwide. Born in England, Peter now lives in Florida along with his wife, 2 kids, and 2 fluffy attack spaniels called Mac and Tosh.

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