Database Access with Visual Basic.NET

ISBN-10: 0672323435

ISBN-13: 9780672323430

Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Jeffrey P. McManus, Jackie Goldstein

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In corporate development Visual Basic is used for data access and database programming more frequently than for any other purpose. Database Access with Visual Basic .NET provides solutions to the database access issues faced by programmers every day. It uses techniques and formats developed by Jeffrey McManus which have proven successful and popular in two previous editions. The authors cover ADO.NET in great detail, as well as Web services database applications, using ASP.NET for Web-based database applications, and integrating XML into .NET. They use their years of experience to relate key topics to real-world applications, through the extensive examples using actual business cases. This book will be invaluable to the many Visual Basic programmers seeking to upgrade their skills to the new .NET environment.
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List price: $59.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Addison Wesley Professional
Publication date: 2/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Database Basics
What Is a Database?
What Is a Database Platform?
Business Cases
Introducing Jones Novelties, Incorporated
Tables and Fields
Designing Your Database
Designing Tables and Relationships
Manipulating Data with Objects
Data Types
Creating a Database Schema
Using Visual Studio to Create a Database
Designating Indexes and the Primary Key
Creating Database Diagrams
Using Microsoft Visio to View and Alter a Database Schema
Using Referential Integrity to Maintain Consistency
Testing Referential Integrity Constraints, Using Server Explorer
Cascading Updates and Cascading Deletes
One-to-One Relationships
One-to-Many Relationships
Many-to-Many Relationships
Creating a User Interface in a Windows Forms Application
Connecting to a Database and Working with Records
Creating a Data Browser Application
Performing Binding Programmatically
About Data-Aware Controls in .NET
Updating Records in the Data Browser Application
Creating New Records in a Data-Bound Form
Deleting Records from a Data-Bound Form
Validating Data Entry in a Data-Bound Form
Validation at the Database Engine Level
Questions and Answers
Structured Query Language Queries and Commands
What is a Query?
Testing Queries with the Server Explorer
Retrieving Records with the SELECT Clause
Designating a Record Source with the FROM Clause
Specifying Criteria with the WHERE Clause
Operators in WHERE Clauses
Sorting Results with ORDER BY
Sorting in Descending Order
Sorting on Multiple Fields
Displaying the Top or Bottom of a Range with TOP
Creating Top Percentage Queries
Joining Related Tables in a Query
Expressing a Join in SQL
Using Outer Joins to Return Additional Data
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