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Coverage includes -
Understanding the ADO.NET class libraries
Utilizing Visual Basic.NET's powerful database programming tools
Connecting to databases using ADO.NET's wide range of data providers
Using DataSets to read, store, and process XML data
Mastering data binding with Windows Forms and ASP.NET Web Forms
Building data-driven XML-based Web Services and Windows thin client applications
The book concludes with a complete case study application - constructing a .NET version of the powerful ADO data control that VB 6 programmers loved, but isn't included in ADO.NET.
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