IN THIS CHAPTER
This chapter is all about how you can manage databases and build data-aware applications using Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server.
Five different Visual Studio tools allow you to interact with a database and assist with building applications that leverage data from a database:
• Solution Explorer
• Server Explorer
• Database Diagram Designer
• Table Designer
• Query and View Designer
Collectively, they are referred to as the Visual Database tools. We introduced a few of these tools earlier in Chapter 5, “Browsers and Explorers.” ...