ADO.NET 3.5 Cookbook (Google eBook)

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Mar 28, 2008 - Computers - 992 pages
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This guide is strikingly different from other books on Microsoft ADO.NET. Rather than load you down with theory, the new edition of ADO.NET 3.5 Cookbook gives you more than 200 coding solutions and best practices for real problems you're likely to face with this technology using Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET 3.5 platform.

Organized to help you find the topic and specific recipe you need quickly and easily, this book is more than just a handy compilation of cut-and-paste C# code. ADO.NET 3.5 Cookbook also offers clear explanations of how and why each code solution works, and warns you of potential pitfalls so you can learn to adapt the book's problem-solving techniques to different situations.

This collection of timesaving recipes covers vital topics including:

  • Connecting to data
  • Retrieving and managing data
  • Transforming and analyzing data
  • Modifying data
  • Binding data to .NET user interfaces
  • Optimizing .NET data access
  • Enumerating and maintaining database objects
  • Maintaining database integrity
Ideal for ADO.NET programmers at all levels, from the relatively inexperienced to the most sophisticated, this new edition covers the significant 3.5 upgrade, including new programming tools such as LINQ. ADO.NET 3.5 Cookbook offers a painless way for those of you who prefer to learn by doing when it comes to expanding your skills and productivity.

  

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Contents

Connecting to Data
1
Working with Disconnected Data Objects
65
a Child Tables Column Values
110
Querying and Retrieving Data
134
Searching and Analyzing Data
235
Adding and Modifying Data
285
Copying and Transferring Data
372
Maintaining Database Integrity
441
Programmatically Working with Data
519
Working with XML Data
608
Optimizing NET Data Access
658
Enumerating and Maintaining Database Objects
764
SQL Server CLR Integration
830
Whats New in ADO NET Since Version 1 0
874
Index
923
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Bill Hamilton is the author of the highly praised Programming SQL Server 2005 and ADO.NET Cookbook. He is an enterprise architect specializing in designing, developing and implementing enterprise applications using .NET and J2EE technologies. Over the last fifteen years, Bill has provided consulting services for B2B, B2C, B2E, enterprise application integration, portal initiatives, and custom application development for financial services, retail, professional services, and manufacturing clients. Bill is also the author of O'Reilly's NUnit Pocket Reference, the co-author of ADO.NET in a Nutshell, and also writes for Microsoft Developer Network. He recently published the SQL Server 2005 Reporting Essentials shortcut.