Lesson 02: The SqlConnection Object

This lesson describes the SqlConnection object and how to connect to a data base. Here are the objectives of this lesson: Know what connection objects are used for. Learn how to instantiate a SqlConnection object. Understand how the SqlConnection object is used in applications. Comprehend the importance of effective connection lifetime management. Introduction The first … Continue reading “Lesson 02: The SqlConnection Object”

Lesson 01: Introduction to ADO.NET

This lesson is an introduction to ADO.NET.  It introduces primary ADO.NET concepts and objects that you will learn about in later lessons.  Here are the objectives of this lesson: Learn what ADO.NET is. Understand what a data provider is. Understand what a connection object is. Understand what a command object is. Understand what a DataReader … Continue reading “Lesson 01: Introduction to ADO.NET”