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Overview

Database Access with Visual Basic's major emphasis is on solutions, not technology. Rather than rattling off a list of features, diagrams and acronyms, this book provides step-by-step examples of the most important techniques developers typically go through to create database applications. Learn how to design a database, build the user interface, write queries, and construct a three-tiered client server system based on ADO 2.0, RDO, COM, SQL Server or Oracle. Find out "what's new?" in Visual Basic 6 as it applies to data access strategies. Receive more information on different types of SQL queries and differences between the Access and SQL Server dialects.

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Visual Basic is an important programming language for interfacing with both web sites and databases. McManus includes a complete discussion of databases in general and then a complete discussion of database issues related to Visual Basic including Microsoft SQL server, MS Access, and ActiveX. This huge book will work for beginners and advanced users alike.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780672314223
  • Publisher: Sams
  • Publication date: 1/21/1999
  • Series: Other Sams Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 840
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 1.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey P. McManus is a contributing editor and columnist for Visual Basic Programmer¿s Journal; he also writes for PC Computing magazine. Jeffrey has written several features and reviews on CNET¿s ACTIVE.COM and DOWNLOAD.COM sites and has made several contributions to the online magazines Hotwired and Salon. In addition to being a Visual Basic developer and consultant, he's trained thousands of developers in corporate environments to be more productive using the Microsoft development tools. He is a regular speaker at the VBITS conferences in the U.S. and Europe and had the number one selling Visual Basic title at this year¿s conference.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ..... 1
Chapter 1: Database Basics ..... 4
Chapter 2: Queries ..... 72
Chapter 3: Data Access Objects ..... 140
Chapter 4: Reporting and Exporting Data ..... 230
Chapter 5: Getting Started with SQL Server ..... 302
Chapter 6: Open Database Connectivity and Remote Data Objects ..... 366
Chapter 7: Database Access with Classes ..... 416
Chapter 8: Remote Database Access ..... 470
Chapter 9: Multiuser Jet Databases ..... 518
Chapter 10: ActiveX Data Objects ..... 562
Chapter 11: Internet Database Applications ..... 602
Chapter 12: User Interface Controls ..... 628
Chapter 13: Using the DBGrid and Apex True DBGrid Controls ..... 676
Chapter 14: Using the MSFlexGrid, Hierarchical FlexGrid, and VideoSoft VSFLEX Controls ..... 704
Chapter 15: Using Sheridan DataWidgets ..... 738
Index ..... 768
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