In building ASP.NET database applications, in addition verifying a connection to the Net, you also need to ensure that your database server is up and running.
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Discover how to take advantage of one of the big new features of the DataSet over the old Recordset: Learn how to hold multiple tables of data at a single time.
Learn how to change databases at the customer's location by using XML and ADO.
Like it or not, 90% of the work a Visual Basic developer does is likely to be database related. Learn to get comfortable with databases. (Added: 18-Oct-1998)
Learn to create a Master Detail style form (similar to those in Access) using standard Visual Basic. (Added: 24-Sep-2000)
This code shows how to list the available DSN and Drivers installed on the computer. (Added: 9-Feb-2000)
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