This book is designed for anyone that wants to learn how to use ADO.NET to access data in databases. Throughout this book you will be introduced to the concepts of the data handling using the Microsoft .NET Framework. Emphasis will be on good programming standards and practices. In this book you will learn the following: - Using the Connection Class - Using the Command Class - Using DataSets - Using DataTables - Using Parameters - Using Stored Procedures Reading this book will show you how to use ADO.NET to manipulate data in OLE DB and SQL Server databases. After reading this book you will be able to retrieve data, insert, update and delete data from relational databases using ADO.NET.