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  1. Learning ADO

    1. Chapter 1 Introduction to ADO

      1. ADO in Context: Universal Data Access
      2. ADO and COM: Language Independence
      3. When to Use ADO
      4. Summary
    2. Chapter 2 The ADO Architecture

      1. An Overview of the ADO Architecture
      2. ADO Components
      3. Summary
    3. Chapter 3 Accessing ADO with Various Languages

      1. Accessing ADO with Visual Basic
      2. Accessing ADO with Visual C++
      3. Accessing ADO with Visual J++
      4. Accessing ADO with VBScript
      5. Accessing ADO with JScript
      6. Summary
    4. Chapter 4 The Connection Object

      1. Opening and Closing a Connection: Implicit Versus Explicit
      2. Configuring Connections
      3. Choosing a Data Provider
      4. Executing Commands
      5. Managing Multiple Transactions
      6. Determining the Layout of Your Data Source
      7. Summary
    5. Chapter 5 The Recordset Object

      1. Cursors: Viewing a Recordset
      2. Working with Recordsets
      3. Navigating a Recordset
      4. Working with Records
      5. Lock Types: Managing Access to a Recordset
      6. Summary
    6. Chapter 6 Fields

      1. The Fields Collection Object
      2. Field Specifics
      3. Determining Field Object Functionality
      4. Summary
    7. Chapter 7 The Command Object

      1. Specifying Commands
      2. Executing Commands
      3. Parameters
      4. The Parameters Project
      5. Asynchronous Execution
      6. Summary
    8. Chapter 8 The ADO Event Model

      1. Introduction to Events
      2. The ConnectionEvent Family
      3. The RecordsetEvent Family
      4. Canceling Operations
      5. Turning Events Off
      6. Summary
    9. Chapter 9 Data Shaping

      1. An Introduction to Data Shaping
      2. The Microsoft Data Shaping Service
      3. Shaping Commands
      4. Example: Accessing Shaped Recordsets
      5. Summary
    10. Chapter 10 Records and Streams

      1. The Record Object
      2. The Stream Object
      3. Summary
    11. Chapter 11 Remote Data Services

      1. RDS Object Model
      2. An Example in RDS
      3. More Information About RDS
      4. Summary
    12. Chapter 12 The Microsoft .NET Framework and ADO.NET

      1. The Microsoft .NET Framework
      2. ADO.NET
      3. ADO.NET Features
      4. Summary
  2. Reference Section

    1. Chapter 13 ADO API Reference

      1. Finding the Reference Page
      2. Using the Reference Pages
  3. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Introduction to SQL

      1. Record Selection
      2. Data Manipulation
      3. Database Modification
    2. Appendix The Properties Collection

      1. The Property Example
    3. Appendix ADO Errors

      1. Working with Errors in ADO
      2. The Errors Example
    4. Appendix The ADO Data Control

      1. The ADO Data Control Property Pages
      2. Creating Connection Strings with the ADO Data Control
      3. The ADO Data Control Example
    5. Appendix Enumeration Tables

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