The Microsoft. NET Framework is all about simplifying the exchange of data among applications across the Internet, regardless of operating system or back-end software. The step-by-step tessons in this easy-to-grasp tutorial detail the major. NET database technologies to demonstrate how to create powerful, flexible Web databases that can serve your needs today and scale for the future. You'll discover the background behind the latest Web database technologies-and see them in action with complete code samples. If you know how to use HTML, know something about databases, and want to integrate the two in the. NET era with Microsoft Visual Basic. NET, this book is for you.