ADO Fundamentals, and the HelloData example in particular, introduced the four primary operations involved in creating an ADO application: getting data, examining data, editing data, and updating data. This section discusses getting data in more detail.
On a basic level, several ADO objects contribute to the operations of getting data. First you must connect to a data source using an ADO Connection object. Then you pass instructions to the data source using an ADO Command object. Finally, you most often receive data in an ADO Recordset object.
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