Practical Examples

Before we take the plunge into more advanced topics such as using managed objects with XSLT style sheets, let’s recap and summarize what we’ve looked at so far in a couple of real-world examples. First we’ll transform a Microsoft ADO.NET DataSet object into a Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) Recordset object. Of course, this transformation will not involve the binary image of the objects, just their XML representation.

Second we’ll look at a Microsoft ASP.NET example to introduce you to the use of a very handy control: the XML Web server control. The XML Web server control is capable of rendering an XML document in the body of a Web page with or without XSLT formatting.

Transforming DataSet Objects into Recordset Objects ...

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