Application #53. Working with Console Applications

This sample application shows you how to create and use a console application. The application uses Microsoft SQL Server to read the Northwind database Products table into a dataset. When the application is run, it can accept a command-line argument or input from the user, which is either a Product ID or QUIT.

If a valid Product ID (integer format) is entered, its associated product information is displayed. If an invalid Product ID is entered, an exception message is displayed. You can continue to input Product IDs as long as you care to. When you type QUIT and press Enter, the application ends.

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