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Programming Microsoft® ADO.NET 2.0 Applications: Advanced Topics by Glenn Johnson

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Chapter 2. Overview of ADO.NET Connected Classes

The ADO.NET libraries contain classes that you can use to transfer data between a data store and the client application. There are many different kinds of data stores, which means you need specialized code to provide the necessary bridge between the disconnected data access classes (discussed in Chapter 1) and a particular data store. This chapter focuses on these specialized classes, starting with the most essential classes, such as DbConnection and DbCommand. The chapter concludes with the more elaborate classes that have been added in ADO.NET 2.0, such as DbProviderFactory and DbProviderFactories.

Using Providers to Move Data

The classes that are responsible for the movement of data between the ...

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