Visual Studio provides database management tools for device solutions, including the ability to create new databases, modify their schemas, and handle other management tasks such as setting passwords and compressing the database.
Describes the features available in Visual Studio for handling data applications in device projects.
Explains how to use SQL Server Compact 3.5 databases in managed device applications.
Explains why and how to use the SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition 3.1, the previous version of SQL Server Compact 3.5, in managed device applications.
Illustrates how to create a new data source from an object and how to add a data source to a form.
Illustrates how to add a SQL Server data connection to Server Explorer and how to use the connection as a data source.
Demonstrates how to connect to a Web service and how to add a data source to a form.
Explains how to use Visual Studio to change a run-time connection string.
Explains how to use Visual Studio to change a design-time connection string.
Includes links to topics that explain how to create client data applications.
Provides links to walkthroughs that explain how to use data in projects.
Includes links to topics that explain how to develop application for smart devices by using Visual Basic or C#.
Explains how data interacts with applications.