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Mastering C# Database Programming

Mastering C# Database Programming

Jason Price

ISBN: 978-0-782-14183-2

May 2003

688 pages

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Enter a New World of Database Programming

C# and ADO.NET facilitate the development of a new generation of database applications, including remote applications that run on the Web. Mastering C# Database Programming is the resource you need to thrive in this new world. Assuming no prior experience with database programming, this book teaches you every aspect of the craft, from GUI design to server development to middle-tier implementation. If you're familiar with earlier versions of ADO, you'll master the many new features of ADO.NET all the more quickly. You'll also learn the importance of XML within the new .NET paradigm. Coverage includes:

  • Accessing a database using C# and ADO.NET
  • Using SQL to access a database
  • Using Visual Studio .NET to build applications
  • Creating and modifying database tables
  • Understanding ADO.NET classes
  • Designing, building, and deploying Web applications that access a database
  • Designing, building, and deploying effective Web services
  • Using SQL Server's built-in XML capabilities
  • Working with a database in a disconnected manner
  • Using advanced transaction controls
  • Using Transact-SQL to create stored procedures and functions in a SQL Server database

Part 1: Introduction to ADO.NET and Databases.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Database Programming with ADO.NET.

Chapter 2: Introduction to Databases.

Chapter 3: Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL).

Chapter 4: Introduction to Transact-SQL Programming.

Chapter 5: Overview of the ADO.NET Classes.

Chapter 6: Introducing Windows Applications and ADO.NET.

Part 2: Fundamental Database Programming with ADO.NET.

Chapter 7: Connecting to a Database.

Chapter 8: Executing Database Commands.

Chapter 9: Using DataReader Objects to Read Results.

Chapter 10: Using DataSet Objects to Store Data.

Chapter 11: Using DataSet Objects to Modify Data.

Chapter 12: Navigating and Modifying Related Data.

Chapter 13: Using DataView Objects.

Part 3: Advanced Database Programming with ADO.NET.

Chapter 14: Advanced Transaction Control.

Chapter 15: Introducing Web Applications?ASP.NET.

Chapter 16: Using SQL Server?s XML Support.

Chapter 17: Web Services.


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Combined Errata

Page 298

The string assignments selectCommandString and connectionString are reversed

Page 419

The combined SQL Select statements need to be seperated with a semicolon ; as shown in the example on page 312 & 313.