Linking to Data Sources and Using Data Controls

The ability to draw information from a database and display it on a Web page has previously been a fairly complicated task. Not so with Expression Web ASP.NET tools.

Since ASP.NET uses providers and has the ability to deal with data natively, you don’t need to write any programming code to display data from a database on your ASP.NET Web pages.

ASP.NET can work with Microsoft Access databases, Microsoft SQL Server databases, XML files, Microsoft Excel files, and even Oracle, IBM DB2, and MySQL databases.

Display Access database information using GridView and ListView controls

Note

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