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Microsoft® Visual Web Developer™ 2008 Express Edition Step by Step by Eric Griffin

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Chapter 8. Working with Databases

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Describe what a database is and how it is similar to a spreadsheet.

  • Describe database data types.

  • Describe what database tables are and how to define their structure.

  • Create a database, using Database Explorer.

  • Create a table, using Database Explorer.

  • Create columns to represent rows of a table.

  • Create rows in a table.

  • Define Structured Query Language (SQL).

  • Describe how to use the SELECT statements to retrieve data from tables.

  • Describe how to use the WHERE clause to filter data retrieved from tables.

  • Create SQL queries in SQL Query Designer.

All applications begin and end with data. Within applications, data is added, stored, and retrieved. It is the value proposition of ...

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