Application #25. Use Legacy ADO
There are times when you might need to use legacy ADO from within your .NET application. For example, you could have a substantial investment in an ADO code base that you want to leverage in a .NET application. Or perhaps you want to set up a search engine on your Web site using the Windows 2000 Indexing Service, which at the present time returns search results only in an ADO RecordSet.
Fortunately, the .NET Framework makes it easy to work with ADO. This sample application will show you how to retrieve and manipulate data using ADO, as well as transfer data from a RecordSet to a DataSet object. Figure 3-17 shows a screen shot of Application #25.
Figure 3-17. Application #25.