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Microsoft® Visual C#® 2008 Step by Step by John Sharp

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Querying and Displaying Data

Now that you can control access to your application, you can turn your attention to querying and maintaining data. You will use Web Server data controls to connect to the database, query data, and update data.

Understanding the Web Forms GridView Control

When you looked at presenting data from a database in a WPF application in Chapter 26, Chapter 26, you learned how to display data in a tabular manner by using a ListView control. ASP.NET provides a different set of controls from those available with WPF, and one control that is very useful for displaying and managing data in a Web form is the GridView control. This control is specifically designed to operate in a network bandwidth–constrained environment. In a Web forms ...

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