Getting data across platforms and formats is a cornerstone ofpresent-day applications development. ADO: ActiveX DataObjects is both an introduction and a complete reference to ADO(ActiveX Data Objects), Microsoft's universal data access solution.You'll learn how to easily access data in multiple formats--such asemail messages, Access databases, Word documents, and SQLdatabases--even on different platforms, without spending extra timelearning every last detail about each format. Author Jason Roffshows by example how to use ADO with your programming language ofchoice to save programming time, so you can concentrate on thecontent and quality of your application rather than thenitty-gritty of specific data formats. ADO: ActiveX DataObjects includes:
Chapters dedicated to the Connection, Recordset,Field, and Command objects and the Properties collection
A complete, detailed reference listing every ADOobject, method, property, and event, in convenient alphabeticalorder
Chapters on ADO architecture, data shaping, the ADOEvent Model
An appendix containing enumeration tables used byADO objects and collections, listed alphabetically
Brief introductions to RDS, ADO.NET, and SQL
ADO: ActiveX Data Objects is a versatile one-stop guide toboth the theory and practice of programming with ADO throughVersion 2.6. The thorough reference section and topic-specificchapters will help you find quick answers about the details ofobjects, collections, methods, and properties of ADO. And theabundance of practical code examples will give you a good grasp ofhow to use ADO's strong points most effectively.