In this chapter, you’ll learn:
How to develop interactive queries.
How to customize the appearance of a data grid.
How to receive and respond to sort events from a data grid.
How to use query string variables to link from one Web page to another.
Information retrieval is the payback activity in most database systems. Data entry is tedious, expensive, and of little benefit in itself. The only reason people enter data is that there’s payback from getting it back out.
Information retrieval on the Web is almost always interactive. In simple terms, this means the Web visitor enters criteria and receives matching data ...