HOUR 17. Visual Basic .NET Special Topics
You can use some special techniques to write more robust and powerful stored procedures. In this hour you’ll learn
Working with Temporary Tables
Temporary tables can be useful in certain situations. When you need them they are invaluable. A temporary table can contain data from heterogeneous data sources (even a text file). Using temporary tables, you have access to methods that facilitate data access and retrieval. These methods enable you to sort, filter, index, and select a table’s rows.
The stored procedure found in Listing 17.1 first opens ...