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ADO.NET 3.5 Cookbook (Cookbooks)by Bill Hamilton
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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:
Book News Annotation:
Written for .NET programmers at all levels, this book on Microsoft's data access technology provides about 200 coding solutions and best practices for real problems commonly faced when using ADO.NET. Code samples in C# are presented with output, so that readers can use the book without loading the actual code. Visual Basic code is also available on the book's web site. Every 'recipe' offers explanations of how and why each solution works, as well as its requirements, trade-offs, and drawbacks. The recipes address immediate needs, and help readers learn the underlying concepts of this technology. This second edition is updated for Visual Studio 2008, .NET Framework 3.5, and SQL Server 2008. Hamilton has written previous books on computing. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Rather than theory, this text provides easy-to-find coding solutions to real problems, offering clear explanations of how and why the code works, potential pitfalls, and sources of additional information.
Extend your expertise as you move beyond the basics — and delve into the essential topics of programming with ADO.NET 4. This comprehensive reference offers expert guidance, hands-on instruction, and code samples in Microsoft Visual C#® and Visual Basic® to help advance your mastery of developing database applications for Windows® and the Web.
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As part of our highly regarded Cookbook format, this guide is strikingly different from other books on Microsoft's ADO.NET technology. Rather than theory, the "ADO.NET Cookbook" provides you with easy-to-find coding solutions to real problems. Yet, it's more than just a handy compilation of cut-and-paste C# and VB.NET code. This Cookbook offers clear explanations of how and why the code works, warns of potential pitfalls, and directs you to sources of additional information, so that you can learn to adapt the problem-solving techniques to different situations.
These time-saving recipes include vital topics like 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, and maintaining database integrity. "ADO.NET Cookbook" offers a painless way for you to learn by doing so you can expand your skills and productivity, while solving the pressing problems you face every day. It's ideal for all ADO.NET programmers no matter what your technical level, whether you're an old hand or relatively inexperienced.
About the Author
Hamilton is a software architect who specializes in designing, developing, and implementing distributed applications using .NET and J2EE technologies.
Table of Contents
PrefaceChapter 1: Connecting to DataChapter 2: Working with Disconnected Data ObjectsChapter 3: Querying and Retrieving DataChapter 4: Searching and Analyzing DataChapter 5: Adding and Modifying DataChapter 6: Copying and Transferring DataChapter 7: Maintaining Database IntegrityChapter 8: Programmatically Working with Data in .NET Windows and Web Forms User InterfacesChapter 9: Working with XML DataChapter 10: Optimizing .NET Data AccessChapter 11: Enumerating and Maintaining Database ObjectsChapter 12: SQL Server CLR IntegrationWhat's New in ADO.NET Since Version 1.0Colophon
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