Welcome to the ADO.NET Resource Center. ADO.NET, part of Microsoft's .NET Framework class library, allows programmers to access and modify data in relational database systems, such as Microsoft SQL Server. Start your search here for ADO.NET tutorials, articles, sample chapters, books, blogs, videos, eBooks, FAQs and more. In the ADO.NET Resource Center, you'll find links to:
- The article, "What’s New in ADO.NET?" from Microsoft’s ".NET Developers Guide."
- "Overview of ADO.NET," from the Microsoft .NET Framework Developer's Guide.
- The tutorial, "Introduction to ADO.NET," by Dimitrios Markatos.
- "ADO.NET Definitions and Examples," from Data Direct.
- The sample chapter, "An Introduction to Database Programming," from Murach’s ADO.NET 2.0 Database Programming with VB 2005, by Anne Boehm.
- The Microsoft ADO.NET Solution Center.
- The article, "Roadmap for ADO.NET DataSet, DataView, and DataViewManager Objects," from Microsoft.
- The three-part article, "Implementing a Generic Data Access Layer in ADO.NET," by Joydip Kanjilal.
- The presentation, "Developers Overview of the ADO.NET Entity Framework for Visual Studio 2008," from Microsoft.
- The tutorial, "SQL Anywhere ADO.NET Entity Framework," from Sybase.
- Microsoft ADO.NET Team Blog.
- The article, "ADO.NET Tech Preview: Entity Data Model," from Microsoft.
- The ADO.NET Entity Framework & liNQ to Relational Data web site.
- The article, "Migrating Database Applications from JDBC to ADO.NET," by Andrew J. Bradfield.
- The article, "How to Connect to a Database and Run a Command by Using ADO.NET and Visual Basic.NET," from Microsoft.
- The webcast, "Microsoft ADO.NET Concurrency Using Visual Basic Windows Forms," from Microsoft.
- The white papers, "Overview ADO.NET: Data Services ("Project Astoria")," and "Using ADO.NET Data Services," from Microsoft.
- The article, "Code Access Security and ADO.NET," from Microsoft.
- The article, "ADO.NET Data Service (Astoria) in Silverlight 2 (Beta 1)," by Michael Sync.
- The tutorial, "Calling Stored Procedures with ADO.NET," by Paul Kimmell.
- The video, "ADO.NET Data Services—Querying with URL's," from Microsoft.
- The webcast, "Microsoft ADO.NET: Programming ADO.NET DataSets," presented by Vijaya Byri and Manisha Gupta of Microsoft.
- ADO.NET books, conferences, blogs, eBooks, videos, webcasts, sample chapters, FAQs and tutorials.
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