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Visual Basic® .NET Database Programming by Rod Stephens

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Data Adapter Configuration Wizard

A data adapter connects a DataSet object to a database. It pulls data into the DataSet and saves changes back to the database as shown in Figure 4.19. Your program manipulates the DataSet object to read, modify, and delete data values.

Figure 4.19. A data adapter moves data between a database and a DataSet.

If you add a data adapter to a form, the Data Adapter Configuration Wizard will help you initialize it. The wizard helps you connect the adapter to a database and prepare it for use. If you add a DataGrid or other data bound control to your form, you can build a functional database application with surprisingly ...

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