Chapter 5. Introducing ActiveX Data Objects


ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) is Microsoft’s standard data-access method for most Office, Web, and Visual Basic environments. Products that ship ADO in the box include Microsoft Office 200x, Visual Studio 6.0 (including all languages in the box), and SQL Server 7.0/2000.


The next version of ADO under development is ADO.NET, which will be included in Visual Studio.NET, the next version of the Microsoft tools. At the time of this writing, the .NET tools were in beta testing.

Data Access Objects (DAO), the previous ...

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