Introduction to ADO

When you create an application, you might need to connect to a database or other data sources to store and retrieve information. The advantage of using a database is that it enables you to implement security, in terms of login and access rights, and provide more functionality than other data sources. The intent of this section is to provide a basic intro-duction to ADO and a few examples of the working of ADO.NET.

Evolution of ADO

When you create applications, you might need to interact with databases to get and store information. In fact, in some cases, you might need to access the schema of the tables or scrutinize the records returned by a query. In such cases, you might need programmatic access to data through various ...

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