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Microsoft®C# Programming for the absolute beginner by Andy Harris

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Creating a Simple Database

It pays to start small. You’ll begin with a more modest version of the spy database. Although you can write programs to generate a database, it’s often easier to use a database management system to create the original database. Microsoft includes a very powerful subset of the SQL Server database program as part of the visual studio editor. If you have any experience with Microsoft access (or pretty much any other relational database package) you’ll find the tools for data design to be pretty standard.

Not all installations of Visual Studio.NET include the SQL Server extensions. If you do not have this functionality, you ...

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