Creating Data Adapters
Data adapters define the means by which you can get information from one or more tables in the data source into a dataset and back again. For an overview, see.
In the previous version of Visual Studio, data adapters were used for communicating between an application and a database. While data adapters are still a main component of, TableAdapters are designer-generated components that simplify the process of moving data between your application and a database. For more information on working with TableAdapters, see .
In This Section
Explains how the Data Adapter Configuration Wizard prompts you for all the information required to configure the data adapter (including parameters) and, if necessary, create a connection.
Explains how to drag a data adapter from the Toolbox, and then configure it yourself using the Properties window.