ADO.NET with Mono
Our next example application demonstrates a Web application accessing information in a database, combining the capabilities of ASP.NET, ADO.NET, and Mono. The example consists of a Login Web form to establish database access and an Employees Web form to display the information from the database. The example requires access to MS SQL Server and the Northwind database.
In the example, the user is asked for SQL server login information. This is purely for illustrative purposes. In a production application, you should establish application specific login information that can be validated. Once a user’s access is validated, the ASP.NET application can access SQL Server through an Application Role. The Application Role is configured ...