This chapter describes SQL Server 2005 client-side programming technologies. These include:
SQL Native Client programming
Replaces the SQL OLE DB and SQL ODBC drivers; uses Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) and implements functionality supporting new features in SQL Server 2005.
Updates SQLXML 3.0 to accommodate new features in SQL Server 2005.
Exception Message Box programming
Extends the functionality of the regular message box in the System.Windows.Forms.MessageBox class to make it easier for you to control and to provide detailed information to users.