ADO Programmer's Reference

By David Sussman

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This informative guide provides a complete reference to the ADO API, covering all versions up to 2.8. Code samples are concise, and emphasis is placed on ADO techniques rather than the specific environments in which it may be used.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-342-4
  • 712 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: February 10, 2004
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $39.99
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All programmers working in database technology using Microsoft development tools will find this book useful. As a reference, it is suitable for beginners and experienced programmers alike. This is a great addition and complement to any other ADO manual, and its one you’ll want to keep on the desk at all times.

This informative guide provides a complete reference to the ADO API, covering all versions up to 2.8. Code samples are concise, and emphasis is placed on ADO techniques rather than the specific environments in which it may be used. Some of the book's highlights include:

  • Coverage of related technologies, such as ADOX and ADOMD
  • Online samples in multiple languages
  • Examination of ADO performance aspects

This is the most definitive book on the subject to date, and has been the leading reference on ADO since its first release.

Please note: source code can be downloaded from the following URL:
http://www.ipona.com/samples/

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. What Is ADO?
  2. The ADO Object Model
  3. The Connection Object
  4. The Command Object
  5. The Recordset Object
  6. The Record Object
  7. The Stream Object
  8. Collections
  9. Remote Data Services
  10. ADOX Objects and Collections
  11. ADO Multidimensional
  12. Jet Replication Objects
  13. Data Shaping
  14. Performance
Source Code/Downloads

Downloads are available to accompany this book.

Your operating system can likely extract zipped downloads automatically, but you may require software such as WinZip for PC, or StuffIt on a Mac.

Errata

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On page xiv:

"You can get the code samples from the Support page of the Apress Web site, at http://support.apress.com/."

This link is dead.

Nor can I find the source code at http://www.apress.com/9781590593424 uner the Source/Downloads tab. The only file available there unzips to a PDF of the Table of Contents.
Author Comment:

We apologize for this. The source code can be found at a site maintained by the author:

http://www.ipona.com/samples/