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Active Server Pages 3.0 from Scratch by Nicholas Chase

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Chapter 4. Database Access Using ASP

In this chapter

  • Creating the Database and ODBC DSN

  • Inserting Records into the Database

  • Creating a Connection to the Database

  • SQL Basics: Insert

  • Adding Interactivity with Forms

  • Data Modeling

  • Error Handling

  • Completing the Form

  • Tidying Up—HTML Tables

Now that you know that you can put together an Active Server Page and do a few semi-dynamic things with it, it's time to get down to business. True interactivity comes with information, and that information needs to be stored somewhere. More often than not in today's world, that somewhere is going to be a database.

Now, when this book was in the planning stages (and even afterwards, actually) almost every single person who reviewed it asked me the same question: "What ...

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