Data Access Using ADO.NET (C++/CLI)

ADO.NET is the .NET Framework API for data access and provides power and ease of use unmatched by previous data access solutions. This section describes some of the issues involving ADO.NET that are unique to Visual C++ users, such as marshaling native types.

ADO.NET runs under the Common Language Runtime (CLR). Therefore, any application that interacts with ADO.NET must also target the CLR. However, that does not mean that native applications cannot use ADO.NET. These examples will demonstrate how to interact with an ADO.NET database from native code.

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ADO.NET

Provides an overview of ADO.NET, a set of classes that expose data access services to the .NET programmer.

Creating SQL Server Objects in Managed Code

Describes how to use .NET languages, including Visual C++, to create database objects such as stored procedures, aggregates, triggers, user-defined functions, and user-defined types; and to retrieve and update data for Microsoft SQL Server databases.

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