Beginning C# 5.0 Databases, 2nd Edition

Assuming only basic knowledge of C#, Beginning C# 5.0 Databases teaches all the fundamentals of database technology and database programming readers need to quickly become highly proficient database users and application developers.

A comprehensive tutorial on both SQL Server 2012 and Visual Studio 2012, Beginning C# 5.0 Databases explains and demonstrates various techniques and ways to build a database application using T–SQL and C#. Full of practical, detailed examples, it’s been fully revised and updated for Winforms using C# 5.0 and Visual Studio 2012 and offers the most complete, detailed, and gentle introduction to database technology for all C# programmers at any level of experience.

  • Comprehensively and concisely explains fundamental database concepts and database programming techniques
  • Rich in step-by-step working examples of both T–SQL and C# programs
  • Covers all the features ADO.NET most database programming ever requires

What you’ll learn

  • How relational databases work and how to use them
  • How to create database and table objects using SQL Server 2012
  • How to write SQL queries to modify data in SQL Tables
  • How to write SQL queries to retrieve data using various querying techniques, including JOINS
  • How to write stored procedures in T–SQL and call them from C# 5.0 programs
  • How C# 5.0 uses various techniques to access databases
  • How to build Windows form based applications
  • How to handle runtime anomalies i.e. Exceptions
  • How to program with each individual object of ADO .NET
  • How to use XML in database applications
  • How to use LINQ to simplify C# database programming
  • How to use ADO .NET Entity Framework
  • How to use SQL CLR to create stored procedures using C#

Who this book is for
Beginning C# 5.0 Databases is for every C# programmer. Database programming requires relatively little knowledge of C# but a lot of knowledge about relational database concepts, database language SQL and ADO.NET. This book assumes no prior database experience and teaches you, always through hands–on examples, how to create and use relational databases with SQL Server 2012 and how to access them with C# 5.0 using ADO.NET. Almost every application needs to access a database, and this book teaches all the fundamentals you need and may ever need to develop professional database applications.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting and Understanding Your Tools
  2. Understanding Relational Databases
  3. Creating Database and Tables
  4. Manipulating Database Data
  5. Querying Database
  6. Using Stored Procedures
  7. Using XML
  8. Understanding Transactions
  9. Building Windows Form Applications
  10. Introduction to ADO .NET
  11. Handling Exceptions
  12. Making Connections
  13. Executing ADO.NET Commands to Retrieve Data
  14. Using Data Readers
  15. Using Data Sets and Data Adapters
  16. Using Data Controls with ASP.NET Applications
  17. Working with Text and Binary Data
  18. Using LINQ
  19. Using ADO.NET Entity Framework
  20. Using the CLR in SQL Server

Book Details

  • Paperback: 440 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 2nd Edition (August 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430242604
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430242604
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