This topic links to help about widely used data access tasks that use ADO.NET types directly in your application. For more information about how to access data by using LINQ to SQL or LINQ to DataSet, see LINQ (How Do I in C#).
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Provides a procedure to create a TableAdapter in a dataset by using the Data Source Configuration Wizard. The walkthrough shows how to create a second query in the TableAdapter by using the TableAdapter Query Configuration Wizard in the Dataset Designer.
Shows how to create a control that implements the ComplexBindingPropertiesAttribute. This control contains a DataSource and DataMember property that can be bound to data, similar to a DataGridView, or ListBox.
Provides an overview of validating data, the process of confirming that the values being entered into data objects conform to the constraints in a dataset's schema and the rules established for your application.
Explains how to use .NET languages and the Transact-SQL programming language to create database objects such as stored procedures and triggers, and to retrieve and update data for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 databases.