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Getting and Understanding Your Tools

This book is designed to help you learn how to build database-oriented applications with the C# 2012 programming language and the SQL Server 2012 database server application. The development tools used in this book are Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (code name Denali) Express edition, both of which work with Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.

Image Note For the purposes of this book, I’m using the free versions of Visual Studio and SQL Server that are available for download from http://msdn.microsoft.com. If you are using the more full-featured versions of these tools, you ...

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