Chapter 21. Working with a Database

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Introduction to ADO.NET

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Connecting to a database

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Understanding DataTable objects

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Creating a DataAdapter

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Referencing fields in a DataRow

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Navigating records

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Adding, editing, and deleting records

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Building an ADO.NET example

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You’ve heard this expression so many times that it’s almost a cliché: This is the Information Age. Information is data, and managing information means working with databases. Database design is a skill unto itself, and entire books are devoted to ...

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