What's Coming in This Series?
This article is the first in a series on ADO.NET that will explore in depth each of the topics briefly covered above. For those who like code, plenty of it will be coming your way, with specific examples on how best to use ADO.NET. Article 2 will deal with connected operations of ADO.NET and focus on the Command, Connection, and DataReader objects. Articles 3 and 4 will focus on the contributions of DataSet, DataAdapter, and DataView to ADO.NET. Article 5 wraps up the series by focusing on the SQL Server XML support available in the .NET framework for those whose primary database is SQL Server. Stay tuned for an interesting journey into data access!