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Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework Kick Start by Ronnie Yates, Erik Rubin

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Caching Data with the DataSet

The DataSet is the fundamental framework class for manipulating data with the .NET Compact Framework. The DataSet can be thought of as a tiny relational database engine in itself. It holds its tables in memory organized as tables, rows, and columns and allows developers to perform standard database operations, such as adding and removing data, sorting, and checking constraints.

Developers who fully understand how to work effectively with the DataSet on the .NET Compact Framework will write effective ADO.NET applications on the framework.

Working with the .NET Compact Framework is more difficult than working with the desktop .NET Framework because many overloads are missing on the .NET Compact Framework and it is ...

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