Chapter 15. Integrating Data with SQL Server

The .NET Compact Framework includes the ability to access data in Microsoft SQL Server databases on a remote computer. One of the great strengths of the data access objects available in the .NET Compact Framework is their ability to work disconnected from their data source.

This chapter will first examine the retrieval and update of data from a SQL Server database. The chapter will discuss getting the data into an application on a smart device so that the data can be edited on the device while the application is disconnected from the data source. It will also examine in detail the process of reconnecting to the data source and sending updated data back into the database. Then this chapter will examine ...

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