Beginning C# 2008 Databases: From Novice to Professional (Beginning from Novice to Professional)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:1/11/2008 - Apress
By: Vidya Vrat Agarwal, James Huddleston, Ranga Raghuram, Syed Fahad Gilani, Jacob Hammer Pedersen, Jon Reid, Vidya Vrat Agarwal
Assuming only basic knowledge of C# 2008, Beginning C# 2008 Databases teaches all the fundamentals of database technology and database programming readers need to quickly become highly proficient database users and application developers. A comprehensive tutorial on both SQL Server 2005 and ADO.NET 3.0, Beginning C# 2008 Databases explains and demonstrates how to create database objects and program against them in both T?SQL and C#. Full of practical, detailed examples, it?s been fully revised and updated for C# 2008 and offers the most complete, detailed, and gentle introduction to database technology for all C# programmers at any level of experience. Comprehensively and concisely explains fundamental database concepts and programming techniques Rich in working examples of both T?SQL and C# programs Covers all the features most database programming ever requires What you?ll learn How relational databases work and how to use them How C# uses ADO.NET to access databases How to write stored procedures in T?SQL and call them from C# programs How to use XML in database applications How to use LINQ to simplify C# database programming How to install SQL Server 2005 Express and Visual C# 3.0 Express and use them to teach yourself database programming by doing it Who is this book for? Beginning C# 2008 Databases is for every C# programmer. Database programming requires relatively little knowledge of C# but a lot of knowledge about relational database concepts and the database language SQL. This book assumes no prior database experience and teaches you, always through hands?on examples, how to create and use relational databases with SQL and how to access them with C#. Almost every application needs to access a database, and this book teaches all the fundamentals you needand may ever needto develop professional database applications. About the Apress Beginning Series The Beginning series from Apress is the right choice to get the information you need to land that crucial entry-level job. These books will teach you a standard and important technology from the ground up because they are explicitly designed to take you from ?novice to professional.? You?ll start your journey by seeing what you need to know?but without needless theory and filler. You?ll build your skill set by learning how to put together real?world projects step by step. So whether your goal is your next career challenge or a new learning opportunity, the Beginning series from Apress will take you there?it is your trusted guide through unfamiliar territory! Related Titles from Apress Beginning C# 2008: From Novice to Professional Beginning Database Design: From Novice to Professional Pro C# 2008 and the .NET 3.5 Platform, Fourth Edition Pro LINQ: Language Integrated Query in C# 2008