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The Microsoft Expression Web Developer's Guide to ASP.NET 3.5: Learn to create ASP.NET applications using Visual Web Developer 2008 by Jim Cheshire

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Chapter 21. Displaying Data from a Database

IN THIS CHAPTER

Configuring the Data Source

Using Data Controls to Display Data

Creating a Master/Detail View

Checkpoint

Configuring the Data Source

The preceding chapter presented an overview of data access in ASP.NET. In this chapter, you’ll put that knowledge into practice and create a new web form that will be used to display data from a Microsoft Access database.

Note

To work through the examples in this chapter, download the sample project for this chapter at the Que Publishing website at www.quepublishing.com.

The data we’ll be working with is located in the products.mdb Access database located in the App_Data folder of the sample web application. If you don’t want to use the sample database, ...

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