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Effective ADO.Net for developers

A 2 day
HANDS ON
training course

ADO.NET training course description

This ADO.net training course is designed to enable developers to use the toolset provided with.NET for data access including ADO.net objects, data controls, designers and interoperability with earlier ADO objects. The course is applicable for those using C# or VB.NET with ADO.NET

Key outcomes from this course

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • Retrieve and manipulate data using Microsoft's ADO.NET library.
  • Work with the ADO.NET object model.
  • Apply constraints and relationships to disconnected data.
  • Update data, including handling stored procedures, parameters, and return values.
  • Search, sort, and filter data.
  • Leverage the power of XML.
  • Use valuable techniques for building both Web and Windows applications.

ADO.NET training course details

Who will benefit:
Programmers working with ADO.Net.
Prerequisites:
Effective programming with VB.NET or
Concise introduction to C#
Duration:
2 days

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.

Overall ratings for this course:

Course review


"Hard concepts were explained very simply."
J. S., Framestore CFC
"Excellent presentation - very good course structure."
B. M., London Internet Exchange

ADO.NET training course contents

Introducing ADO.Net

  • Traditional Data Access Architecture.
  • ADO.Net Disconnected Data Access Architecture.
  • Different components of ADO.Net.

A review of basic SQL queries

  • SQL SELECT Statement.
  • SQL INSERT Statement.
  • SQL UPDATE Statement.
  • SQL DELETE Statement.

Common data access tasks with ADO.Net

  • Accessing Data using ADO.Net.
  • Defining the connection string.
  • Defining a Connection.
  • Defining the command or command string.
  • Defining the Data Adapter.
  • Creating and filling the DataSet.

A Demonstration Application

  • The Interface.
  • Loading the table. Filling the controls on the Form. Navigating through the records.

Updating Data

  • Steps for updating the table.
  • Building the Application.
  • Loading the table and displaying data in the form's controls.
  • Initialising Commands.
  • Adding Parameters to the commands.
  • The ToggleControls() method of our application.
  • Editing (or Updating) Records.
  • Event Handler for the Save Button.
  • Event Handler for the Cancel Button.
  • Inserting Records.
  • Deleting a Record.

Using Stored Procedures

  • Sample Stored Procedures.
  • UPDATE Stored Procedure.
  • INSERT Stored Procedure.
  • DELETE Stored Procedure.
  • SELECT Stored Procedure.
  • Using Stored Procedures with ADO.Net.

Why Choose Us

SNT trainers score an average of over 90% on the three main areas of:
  • Ability to teach
  • Technical knowledge
  • Answering questions
“Excellently presented by a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic trainer.” P.D. General Dynamics

We limit our maximum class size to 8 delegates; often we have less than this. This ensures optimal interactivity between delegates and instructor.
"Excellent course. The small class size was a great benefit…" M.B. IBM

We write our own courses; courseware does not just consist of slides and our slides are diagrams not bullet point text. A typical chapter provides clearly defined objectives with a chapter overview, slides with text underneath, a quiz at the end to check the learning of the students. Hands on exercises are at the end and are used to reinforce the theory.

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