ADO.NET Using Visual C#


Course Number: ADO-306

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

ADO.NET Training Overview

Accelebrate's ADO.NET Using Visual C# training course teaches students how to leverage ADO.NET's tremendous database manipulation powers to build effective database applications. Attendees learn to use DataSet and its related classes, gain a thorough understanding of how XML and ADO.NET work together, and much more.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Understand the architecture and main classes of ADO.NET.
  • Gain fluency in programming ADO.NET using C#.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the use of disconnected DataSets for building highly scalable applications.
  • Acquire a working knowledge of the tight coupling of XML with ADO.NET.
  • Learn how to use additional features in ADO.NET, including asynchronous operations, multiple active result sets, and bulk copy.
  • Acquire a working knowledge of LINQ and the Entity Framework.
  • Implement a realistic case study that ties together many concepts of ADO.NET in a practical demonstration.

Prerequisites

All attendees should have a basic knowledge of SQL and of programming the .NET Framework using C#. Students should also understand the fundamentals of XML and be able to write simple Windows Forms applications. A working knowledge of SQL Server is desired.

Outline

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Introduction to ADO.NET
  • Microsoft Data Access Technologies
  • From ADO to ADO.NET
  • ADO.NET Architecture
  • Namespaces and Classes
  • Interfaces
  • DataSets and Disconnected Access
  • First ADO.NET Programs
  • Acme Computer Case Study
ADO.NET Connections
  • .NET Data Providers
  • IDbConnection
  • Connection Classes
  • Connection Strings
  • Connection Pooling
  • Connection Events
  • Error Handling
ADO.NET Commands
  • IDbCommand
  • Command Objects
  • Creating Commands
  • Executing Commands
  • Parameterized Queries
  • Command Types
  • Using Stored Procedures
  • Batch Queries
DataReaders and Connected Access
  • DataReaders
  • IDataReader
  • IDataRecord
  • Type-Safe Accessors
  • Null Columns
  • ExecuteReader Options
  • Multiple Result Sets
  • Obtaining Schema Information
Data Sets and Disconnected Access
  • DataSet
  • DataAdapter
  • Command Objects
  • DataTable
  • DataColumn
  • DataRow
  • Row States and Versions
  • Accept or Reject Changes
  • DataTable Events
  • Updating a Database from a DataSet
  • Command Builders
More About DataSets
  • Filtering DataTables
  • Multiple Table DataSets
  • Schema
  • Constraints
  • Relations
  • Navigating a DataSet
  • DataMapping
  • Creating a DataSet Programmatically
XML and ADO.NET
  • Strong Coupling Between ADO.NET and XML
  • Rendering XML from a DataSet
  • Controlling XML Output
  • Reading XML into a DataSet
  • XML Schema and DataSets
  • Typed DataSets
  • Table Adapters
  • Synchronizing DataSets and XML
  • XML Serialization
Concurrency and Transactions
  • DataSets and Concurrency
  • Optimistic Concurrency
  • Pessimistic Concurrency
  • Handling Concurrency Violations
  • ADO.NET Transactions
  • Database Transactions
Additional Features
  • Asynchronous Database Operations
  • Multiple Active Result Sets
  • Bulk Copy
LINQ and Entity Framework
  • Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
  • Bridging Objects and Data
  • Using Object Relational Designer
  • Filtering, Ordering and Aggregation
  • Inserts, Deletes and Updates
  • LINQ to SQL
  • LINQ to DataSet
  • ADO.NET Entity Framework
  • LINQ to Entities
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All ADO.NET training students receive comprehensive courseware and a related textbook.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or later, with the latest service pack updates and at least 8 GB RAM
  • Visual Studio with the latest update applied
  • LocalDB
  • Related lab files and sample databases that Accelebrate will provide


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