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Microsoft ADO.NET 4 Step by Step

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  • Copyright 2011
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7356-5618-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-5618-5

Teach yourself the fundamentals of ADO.NET 4 -- one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you get the clear guidance and hands-on examples you need to start creating datacentric applications for Windows and the Web.

Discover how to:

  • Connect to external data sources, including databases and other data formats
  • Use ADO.NET Entity Framework to interact with underlying data stores
  • Build Entity Framework models with graphical design tools in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  • Analyze information stored in ADO.NET with various LINQ providers
  • Bind data directly to Windows Forms and Web Forms to drive information to users
  • Manage disconnected or standalone data and information
  • Go beyond the core functionality of ADO.NET to manipulate data in more advanced ways

Your step by step digital content includes:

  • Practice exercises
  • Fully searchable online edition of this book -- with unlimited access on the Web

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Getting to Know ADO.NET
    • Chapter 1: Introducing ADO.NET 4
    • Chapter 2: Building Tables of Data
    • Chapter 3: Storing Data in Memory
    • Chapter 4: Accessing the Right Data Values
    • Chapter 5: Bringing Related Data Together
    • Chapter 6: Turning Data into Information
    • Chapter 7: Saving and Restoring Data
  • Part II: Connecting to External Data Sources
    • Chapter 8: Establishing External Connections
    • Chapter 9: Querying Databases
    • Chapter 10: Adding Standards to Queries
    • Chapter 11: Making External Data Available Locally
    • Chapter 12: Guaranteeing Data Integrity
  • Part III: Entity Framework
    • Chapter 13: Introducing the Entity Framework
    • Chapter 14: Visualizing Data Models
    • Chapter 15: Querying Data in the Framework
    • Chapter 16: Understanding Entities Through Objects
  • Part IV: LINQ
    • Chapter 17: Introducing LINQ
    • Chapter 18: Using LINQ to DataSet
    • Chapter 19: Using LINQ to Entities
    • Chapter 20: Using LINQ to SQL
  • Part V: Presenting Data to the World
    • Chapter 21: Binding Data with ADO.NET
    • Chapter 22: Providing RESTful Services with WCF Data Services


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