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Stored Procedure Sample

Stored Procedure Sample

This application demonstrates how to programmatically create and use stored procedures with ADO.NET and Microsoft SQL Server.

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This sample code is intended to illustrate a concept, and it shows only the code that is relevant to that concept. It may not meet the security requirements for a specific environment, and it should not be used exactly as shown. We recommend that you add security and error-handling code to make your projects more secure and robust. Microsoft provides this sample code "AS IS" with no warranties.

To run this sample

  • Press F5.

This sample requires the Northwind sample database. For more information, see How to: Install and Troubleshoot Database Components for Samples.

The following tasks are demonstrated:

  • Create a new database using SQL commands and resource files to control the scripts to execute. A new database with a new table is created. The table is then populated with additional scripts. An additional script is executed to create the stored procedures that are used within this sample.

  • Execute a stored procedure that does not require any parameters by using a SqlDataReader object.

  • Execute a stored procedure that requires an input parameter and fill a grid control with the results of a SqlDataAdapter.

  • Execute a stored procedure that requires both input and output parameters and that uses a return value.

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