Teach yourself the fundamentals of ADO.NET 4 -- one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you get the clear guidance and hands-on examples you need to start creating datacentric applications for Windows¿ and the Web.
Discover how to:
Connect to external data sources, including databases and other data formatsUse ADO.NET Entity Framework to interact with underlying data storesBuild Entity Framework models with graphical design tools in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010Analyze information stored in ADO.NET with various LINQ providersBind data directly to Windows Forms and Web Forms to drive information to usersManage disconnected or standalone data and information Go beyond the core functionality of ADO.NET to manipulate data in more advanced ways
Your step by step digital content includes: Practice exercisesFully searchable online edition of this book -- with unlimited access on the Web