In the previous chapter, you learned how to use the
ObjectDataSource control to bind data controls—such as the
DetailsView controls—to a data access component. In this chapter, we shift focus from the
ObjectDataSource control to the topic of building data access components.
This chapter provides you with an overview of ADO.NET, which is the main set of classes included in .NET Framework for working with database data. For example, under the covers, the
SqlDataSource control uses ADO.NET classes to retrieve ...