SQL Server 2008 Express Management Tools

You can use three tools to create new database objects when using SQL Server 2008 Express. You can use Database Explorer in Visual Web Developer, Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express, and SQLCMD utility.

The Database Explorer included in Visual Web Developer provides you with a user-friendly interface for working with database objects (see Figure 8.13). I assume that you use the Database Explorer for the database samples in this book.

Figure 8.13. The Database Explorer window in Visual Web Developer.


Alternatively, you can use Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express. You can download Management ...

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