Beginning VB 2005 Databases

From Novice to Professional

  • Authors
  • James Huddleston
  • Ranga Raghuram
  • Syed Fahad Gilani
  • Jacob Hammer Pedersen
  • Jon Reid

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Pages 1-15
  3. Pages 45-66
  4. Pages 67-95
  5. Pages 117-139
  6. Pages 141-168
  7. Pages 221-242
  8. Pages 301-321
  9. Pages 323-343
  10. Pages 345-364
  11. Pages 411-436
  12. Pages 437-462
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 463-492

About this book


Beginning Visual Basic 2005 Databases teaches you everything you need to know about relational databases, SQL, and ADO.NET 2.0, giving you a sound start in developing console and Windows database applications. The book also includes chapters on the new SQL Server XML data type and the forthcoming LINQ enhancements to the next version of Visual Basic.

In addition to teaching you database basics like using SQL to communicate with databases, this book provides you with detailed, code-practical techniques to access data in VB 2005 across a range of coding situations. Code-heavy and full of practical detail, this book has been fully revised and upgraded for .NET 2.0 and offers you the best contemporary practice in this core programming area, so that youll find yourself using it in nearly all your .NET projects.


.NET ADO Action Ada Forth LINQ SQL Visual Basic XML relational database stored procedure

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