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Sams Teach Yourself ADO.NET in 21 Days
By Dan  Fox
   
Publisher : Sams Publishing
Pub Date : June 12, 2002
ISBN : 0-67232-386-9
Pages : 656
Slots : 1   Copyright
      About the Author
      About the Technical Editors
      Acknowledgments
      We Want to Hear from You!
      Introduction
        The Structure of This Book
        Conventions Used in This Book
        The Audience for and Purpose of This Book
     
      Week  1.   At a Glance
        Day  1.   ADO.NET in Perspective
        Microsoft Data Access Technologies
        ADO.NET Design Goals
        ADO.NET in .NET
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  2.   Getting Started
        ADO.NET in Visual Studio .NET
        ADO.NET in Code
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  3.   Working with DataSet s
        Understanding the ADO.NET DataSet
        Populating a DataSet
        Manipulating Multiple DataSet s
        Using a DataView
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  4.   DataSet Internals
        Data Table Structure
        Constraints
        Extended Properties
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  5.   Changing Data
        Making Modifications
        Handling Changes
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  6.   Building Strongly Typed DataSet Classes
        Strongly Typed DataSet Classes Defined
        DataSet Serialization
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  7.   XML and the DataSet
        Writing Data as XML
        Creating the XSD Schema
        Using a DataSet as XML
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Week 1 In Review
     
      Week  2.   At a Glance
        Day  8.   Understanding .NET Data Providers
        Provider Architecture
        Provider Functionality
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  9.   Using Connections and Transactions
        Opening Connections and Handling Events
        Specifying Connection Strings
        Storing Connection Strings
        Pooling Connections
        Using Transactions
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  10.   Using Commands
        Using Command Objects
        Handling Parameters
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  11.   Using Data Readers
        Data Reader Characteristics
        Traversing a Data Reader
        Advanced Features
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  12.   Using Data Adapters
        Retrieving Data
        Updating a Data Store
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  13.   Working with SQL Server
        SqlClient Internals
        Database Design
        Alternative Data Access Techniques
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  14.   Working with Other Providers
        Accessing ODBC Data Sources
        Building a .NET Data Provider
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Week 2 In Review
     
      Week  3.   At a Glance
        Day  15.   Using ADO.NET in a Multi-Tier Application
        The Multi-Tiered Architecture
        ADO.NET in Context
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  16.   ADO.NET in the Presentation Services Tier
        Windows Forms Applications
        Web Forms Applications
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  17.   ADO.NET in the Data Services Tier
        Using an Abstract Base Class
        Designing Data Access Classes
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  18.   Building a Data Factory
        Creating a Data Factory
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  19.   ADO.NET and XML Web Services
        Exposing Data Through a Web Service
        Consuming Data in a Web Service
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  20.   Performance and Interoperation
        Performance and Scalability Optimizations
        Interoperating with ADO
        Summary
        Workshop
     
        Day  21.   Futures and Wrap Up
        Programming SQL Server .NET
        Using ObjectSpaces
        Summary and Final Thoughts
        Workshop
     
        Week 3 In Review
     
      Index
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