Written by experts on the Microsoft® . NET programming platform, ADO. NET in a Nutshell delivers everything . NET programmers will need to get a jump-start on ADO. NET technology or to sharpen their skills even further. In the tradition of O'Reilly's In a Nutshell Series, ADO. NET in a Nutshell is the most complete and concise source of ADO. NET information available.
ADO. NET is the suite of data access technologies in the .
NET Framework that developers use to build applications services accessing relational data and XML. Connecting to databases is a fundamental part of most applications, whether they are web, Windows®, distributed, client/server, XML Web Services, or something entirely different. But ADO. NET is substantially different from Microsoft's previous data access technologies--including the previous version of ADO--so even experienced developers need to understand the basics of the new disconnected model before they start programming with it.
Current with the .
NET Framework 1.1, ADO. NET in a Nutshell offers one place to look when you need help with anything related to this essential technology, including a reference to the ADO. NET namespaces and object model. In addition to being a valuable reference, this book provides a concise foundation for programming with ADO. NET and covers a variety of issues that programmers face when developing web applications or Web Services that rely on database access.
Using C#, this book presents real world, practical examples that will help you put ADO. NET to work immediately.
Topics covered in the book include:
- An Introduction to ADO. NET
- Connections, Commands and DataReaders
- Disconnected Data
- Advanced DataSets
- DataViews and Data Binding
- XML and the DataSet
Included with the book is a Visual Studio . NET add-in that integrates the entire reference directly into your help files.
When combining ADO. NET in a Nutshell with other books from O'Reilly's . NET In a Nutshell series, you'll have a comprehensive, detailed and independent reference collection that will help you become more productive.