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This book is for people who have some experience of programming ASP.NET with Visual Basic .NET, are familiar with the operation of the .NET Framework, and want to learn how to use ASP.NET to make data-centric web applications. No prior knowledge of database programming is necessary. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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What you will learn from this book
For a web site to offer its users an experience that improves on that of newspapers or textbooks, it needs a way to change the information it contains dynamically and that means it needs access to a data source. Through the combination of ASP.NET and ADO.NET, Microsoft provides everything you need to access, read from, and write to a database so that your web users can view and manipulate that data from a web browser. In this book, well show you how its done.
Packed with clear explanations and hands-on examples, Beginning ASP.NET Databases Using VB.NET contains everything youll need on your journey to becoming a confident, successful programmer of data-driven web sites. In particular, well look at:
The book closes with a real-world case study that consolidates the tutorials throughout the book into a practical result.
"This book is based on my experience teaching hundreds of developers over the last 12 years. In it, youll find everything you need to begin using databases from your ASP.NET applications."
I've been reading some of the other reviews on this page, and I can't believe they are reading the same book. Read morePublished on June 16 2004 by Ken Powers
I have enough programming books that if weighed would weigh as much as a car.
I love this book. Read more
This was my first book on .NET and I think it was a great tool to help me learn the basics of database programming. Read morePublished on May 13 2004 by J. Suarez
I was very disappointed with this book. Yes, it's useful for understanding the new ADO.NET objects, but then keeps it's focus on RDBMS design instead of relating how to usefully... Read morePublished on March 19 2004 by Random Blackburn
This is a great book which covers most of technique to write an ASP.Net web application using VB.Net for database access. All the examples are quite easy to follow and understand. Read morePublished on May 31 2003 by Kam Ng
I found this book very useful just like any other Wrox book. It has everything one needs to start learning .Net database applications. Read morePublished on Feb. 2 2003 by Amitabh Chaturvedi
What I liked most of this book is the plain, simple and direct approach to the different database access methods using ASP.NET with VB.NET. Read morePublished on Sept. 26 2002
Many of us trying to get our hands around the new .net platform are hoping to use it for data work. Usually this is a part of an ASP. Read morePublished on Sept. 15 2002 by J. J. Kwashnak
I'm a project manager who has run a few ASP projects but have not used .net technology. This was a good way to learn some of the new ASP features. Well written.Published on Sept. 8 2002 by Amazon Customer