What s on the CD-ROM

What's on the CD-ROM

The CD-ROM that accompanies the print version of this book contains a copy of ADO.NET in a Nutshell for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. This software plugs directly into Microsoft Visual Studio .NET and makes the contents of Part III of this book, API Quick Reference , available to you as a fully integrated member of Visual Studio .NET Dynamic Help.

By making ADO.NET in a Nutshell a part of your Visual Studio .NET development environment, you gain the following benefits:

  • Constantly updated Dynamic Help links to relevant Quick Reference entries as you write C# code (these links appear in a separate Dynamic Help window link group named O'Reilly Help )

  • Links to both Quick Reference topics and Microsoft documentation topics when you use either the Help Search facility or interactive Index

  • Access to the O'Reilly web site, http://www.oreilly.com, for additional books and articles on Visual Basic .NET, C#, and the .NET Framework

  • Cross links from Quick Reference topics to related topics in MSDN documentation.

For more information on ADO.NET in a Nutshell for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, please read the release notes on the CD-ROM.

To use ADO.NET in a Nutshell for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET , you must be running a version of Visual Basic .NET or Visual Studio .NET on your computer or laptop. To install ADO.NET in a Nutshell for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET:

  1. Place the CD-ROM in the CD-ROM player.

  2. If you are running Visual Studio .NET 2003, double-click on the file named ADONETinaNutshell2003.msi . If you are still running Visual Studio .NET 2002, double-click on the file named ADONETinaNutshell2002.msi.

  3. Follow the instructions contained in the install program windows . Be sure to read and accept the terms of the software license before proceeding.

To uninstall ADO.NET in a Nutshell for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET , repeat the previous procedure, but click on the Remove button when the program prompts you to select an install option.

Making the ADO.NET in a Nutshell Quick Reference section available as a Visual Studio .NET plug-in is a new venture for O'Reilly & Associates and Microsoft. We want very much to hear your comments and ideas. Please send any comments to:


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ADO. NET in a Nutshell
ADO.NET in a Nutshell
ISBN: 0596003617
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 415

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