Data Access 

This section provides information on how to access data using ADO.NET, transaction processing, and XML.

In This Section


Describes the ADO.NET architecture and how to use the ADO.NET classes to manage application data and interact with data sources, including Microsoft SQL Server, OLE DB data sources, and XML.

Transaction Processing

Discusses the .NET Framework support for transactions.

XML Documents and Data

Provides an overview to a comprehensive and integrated set of classes that work with XML documents and data in the .NET Framework.

Related Sections

Core Development Technologies

Provides links to information about standard development tasks in the .NET Framework.

Security in the .NET Framework

Provides links to more information on the classes and services in the common language runtime and the .NET Framework that facilitate secure application development.