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  1. ADO.NET Tutorial

    1. Chapter 1 Introduction

      1. ADO.NET Data Providers
      2. Connected and Disconnected Data
    2. Chapter 2 .NET Data Providers

      1. Data Providers
      2. Selecting a Data Provider
      3. Creating a Custom Data Provider
    3. Chapter 3 Connections

      1. Connection Object Overview
      2. The Connection String
      3. Opening and Closing Connections
      4. Connection Pooling
    4. Chapter 4 Commands

      1. Command Object Overview
      2. Creating and Executing a Command
      3. Parameter Object Overview
      4. Parameterized Commands
      5. Commands with Stored Procedures
      6. Commands and Data Definition Language (DDL)
    5. Chapter 5 DataReaders

      1. DataReader Object Overview
      2. Performing a Query with a DataReader
      3. Stored Procedures with the DataReader
      4. DataReaders and Schema Information
    6. Chapter 6 DataSets

      1. Creating an Untyped DataSet
      2. Working with Tables in the DataSet
      3. Adding and Removing Relations
      4. Adding Custom Information
      5. Cloning the Schema
      6. Copying the DataSet
      7. Merging Two DataSets
      8. Removing All Data
      9. Resetting the DataSet
      10. Committing and Discarding Changes
    7. Chapter 7 DataTables

      1. Creating a DataTable
      2. Working with Columns
      3. Constraints
      4. Primary Key
      5. Rows
      6. Loading Data
      7. Committing and Discarding Changes
      8. Cloning the Schema of the Table
      9. Copying the Table
      10. Selecting a Subset of Rows
      11. Performing Aggregate Calculations
      12. Removing All Data
      13. Resetting the Table
      14. Identifying Errors in the Table
      15. DataTable Events
    8. Chapter 8 DataColumns

      1. Creating DataColumns
      2. Creating AutoIncrement Columns
      3. Creating Expression Columns
      4. Handling Null Values
      5. Mapping .NET Data Provider Types to .NET Framework Types
    9. Chapter 9 DataRows

      1. Creating a DataRow
      2. Updating Rows
      3. Deleting Rows
      4. Using Row State Information
      5. Using Row Version Information
      6. Accepting or Rejecting Changes to Rows
      7. Navigating Parent and Child Rows
      8. Using Row Error Information
    10. Chapter 10 Constraints

      1. Constraint Object Overview
      2. The UniqueConstraint
      3. The ForeignKeyConstraint
    11. Chapter 11 DataRelations

      1. DataRelation Object Overview
      2. Navigating Relational Data
    12. Chapter 12 DataViews and Data Binding

      1. The DataView and DataViewManager
      2. Sorting and Filtering
      3. Accessing Data Through a DataView
      4. Windows Data Binding
      5. ASP.NET Data Binding
    13. Chapter 13 Strongly Typed DataSets

      1. Creating a Strongly Typed DataSet
      2. Adding a Row
      3. Editing a Row
      4. Finding a Row
      5. Null Data
      6. Navigating Hierarchical Data
      7. Annotations
    14. Chapter 14 DataAdapters

      1. Creating DataAdapter Object
      2. Retrieving Data from the Data Source
      3. Retrieving Schema Information from the Data Source
      4. Updating the Data Source
      5. Mapping Tables and Columns
      6. AcceptChangesDuringFill
      7. ContinueUpdateOnError
      8. DataAdapter Events
    15. Chapter 15 Updating the Data Source

      1. SqlCommandBuilder Class Overview
      2. Updating a Data Source Using Command Builder
      3. Updating a Data Source Using Custom Logic
      4. Refreshing Data After Updating
      5. Retrieving Updated Values from the Data Source
      6. Updating Data in Related Tables
      7. Handling Concurrency Issues
      8. Optimization
    16. Chapter 16 Transactions

      1. Manual Transactions
      2. Isolation Levels
      3. Savepoints
      4. Nested Transactions
      5. Transactions Using a DataAdapter
      6. Automatic Transactions
    17. Chapter 17 XML and the DataSet

      1. DataSet XML Methods
      2. Shaping DataSet XML
      3. Other .NET XML Classes
      4. XmlDataDocument Object Overview
      5. Using the Data Objects to Edit XML
      6. SQL Server 2000 XML
  2. ADO.NET Core Classes

    1. Chapter 18 The Connection Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Methods Reference
      4. Events Reference
    2. Chapter 19 The Command Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Collections Reference
      4. Methods Reference
    3. Chapter 20 The Parameter Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
    4. Chapter 21 The DataReader Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Methods Reference
    5. Chapter 22 The DataSet Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Collections Reference
      4. Methods Reference
      5. Events Reference
    6. Chapter 23 The DataTable Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Collections Reference
      4. Methods Reference
      5. Events Reference
    7. Chapter 24 The DataColumn Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Collections Reference
    8. Chapter 25 The DataRow Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Collections Reference
      4. Methods Reference
    9. Chapter 26 The Constraint Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Collections Reference
    10. Chapter 27 The DataRelation Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Collections Reference
    11. Chapter 28 The DataView Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Methods Reference
      4. Events Reference
    12. Chapter 29 The DataAdapter Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Collections Reference
      4. Methods Reference
      5. Events Reference
    13. Chapter 30 The CommandBuilder Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Methods Reference
    14. Chapter 31 The Transaction Class

      1. Comments/Troubleshooting
      2. Properties Reference
      3. Methods Reference
  3. API Quick Reference

    1. Chapter 32 How to Use This Quick Reference

      1. Finding a Quick-Reference Entry
      2. Reading a Quick-Reference Entry
    2. Chapter 33 Converting from C# to VB Syntax

      1. General Considerations
      2. Classes
      3. Structures
      4. Interfaces
      5. Class, Structure, and Interface Members
      6. Delegates
      7. Enumerations
    3. Chapter 34 The System.Data Namespace

    4. Chapter 35 The System.Data.Common Namespace

    5. Chapter 36 The System.Data.SqlClient Namespace

    6. Chapter 37 The System.Data.OleDb Namespace

    7. Chapter 38 The System.Data.SqlTypes Namespace

  4. Appendixes

    1. Appendix ADO.NET Providers

      1. The SQL Server Provider
      2. The OLE DB Provider
      3. The ODBC .NET Provider
      4. The Oracle .NET Provider
      5. The ODP.NET Provider
    2. Appendix ADO.NET XML Extensions

      1. codegen Namespace
      2. msdata Namespace
      3. diffgr Namespace
    3. Appendix Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE)

      1. Installing MSDE
      2. MSDE Essentials
      3. Adding the Northwind Data
      4. Migrating MSDE to SQL Server
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