In this chapter, you’ll learn:
How ADO.NET differs from all previous versions of ADO.
How to open a database connection using ADO.NET.
How to read database information using ADO.NET.
How to retrieve, update, and replace database information using ADO.NET.
Based on preceding chapters, you should be convinced that ASP.NET and Visual Basic .NET are radically enhanced compared to earlier versions of ASP and Visual Basic. Given that, you’re probably expecting to learn that Microsoft has radically enhanced ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) as well. After all, ASP, Visual Basic, and ADO were the triumvirate that made ...