Assuming only basic knowledge of C# 2008, Beginning C# 2008 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 2005 and ADO.NET 3.0, Beginning C# 2008 Databases explains and demonstrates how to create database objects and program against them in both T–SQL and C#. Full of practical, detailed examples, it’s been fully revised and updated for C# 2008 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 programming techniques
Rich in working examples of both T–SQL and C# programs
Covers all the features most database programming ever requires
What you’ll learn
How relational databases work and how to use them
How C# uses ADO.NET to access databases
How to write stored procedures in T–SQL and call them from C# programs
How to use XML in database applications
How to use LINQ to simplify C# database programming
How to install SQL Server 2005 Express and Visual C# 3.0
Express and use them to teach yourself database programming by doing it
Who is this book for?
Beginning C# 2008 Databases is for every C# programmer. Database programming requires relatively little knowledge of C# but a lot of knowledge about relational database concepts and the database language SQL. This book assumes no prior database experience and teaches you, always through hands–on examples, how to create and use relational databases with SQL and how to access them with C#. Almost every application needs to access a database, and this book teaches all the fundamentals you needand may ever needto develop professional database applications.
About the Apress Beginning Series
The Beginning series from Apress is the right choice to get the information you need to land that crucial entry-level job. These books will teach you a standard and important technology from the ground up because they are explicitly designed to take you from “novice to professional.” You’ll start your journey by seeing what you need to know—but without needless theory and filler. You’ll build your skill set by learning how to put together real–world projects step by step. So whether your goal is your next career challenge or a new learning opportunity, the Beginning series from Apress will take you there—it is your trusted guide through unfamiliar territory!
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Paperback: 482 pages
Publisher: Apress (January 11, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7 x 1.3 inches