Pro ADO.NET with VB .NET 1.1
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:11/8/2004 - Apress
By: Paul Dickinson, Fabio Claudio Ferracchiati, Kevin Hoffman, Bipin Joshi, Donny Mack, Sahil Malik, John McTainsh, Matt Milner, Jan Narkiewicz, Doug Seven
ADO.NET is Microsoft's latest data access technology, but is far more than just an ADO upgrade. As an integral part of the .NET Framework, ADO.NET provides an extensive set of .NET classes that facilitate access to data within a variety of sources. Further, the product enables sophisticated data manipulation and sorting. ADO.NET also forms an important framework for communication between applications. This book offers you a comprehensive explanation for using ADO.NET, and provides numerous practical code examples and extensive technical information. Whether you're developing web applications using ASP.NET, Windows Forms applications, or XML Web Services, this book will teach you how to maximize .NET's data access technology. Specific topics include: ADO.NET data architecture: data readers, adapters, and DataSets: safer development with XML Schemas: data relationships: ADO.NET's built-in support, and performance optimization. By the end of the book, you will have mastered a solution-oriented approach to ADO.NET.