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Visual Basic®6 Database Programming

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  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-01-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Thanks to Visual Basic 6, developing complete client/server database applications is easier than ever. If you2d like to take advantage of Visual Basic 62s powerful database application development tools, we recommend you pick up a copy of Visual Basic 6 Database Programming. The book2s detailed instructions, practical, real-world examples, and expert insights make it the most comprehensive guide available on Visual Basic 6. Topics covered include DAO, RDO, ADO, ODBC, and OLE DB.The bonus CD-ROM features all the code samples from the book. You also get demo and trial versions of programs such as ButtonMaker, InputPro, Calendar Widgets, VBAssist, and much more.

Author Biography

About the Authors John W. Fronckowiak is president and founder of IDC Consulting, Inc., an Amherst-based firm specializing in network, Internet, and intranet consulting and application development for such companies as Microsoft Corporation, SUNY Buffalo, and more. He is the author of Java<SUP>&#153;</SUP> Bible, COBOL For Dummies<SUP>&#174;</SUP> Quick Reference, and Building an Intranet For Dummies<SUP>&#174;</SUP>. David J. Helda is a senior systems analyst at Frontier Science Research and Technology Foundation. He has extensive experience in application development, distributed client/server database systems, and project management.

Table of Contents

PART I: Overview.
Chapter 1: Visual Basic 6 Overview.
Chapter 2: Understanding Client/Server Architecture.
Chapter 3: Overview of Data Access Methodologies.
PART II: Design of Client/Server Applications.
Chapter 4: Planning Your Application.
Chapter 5: Connecting to Your Database.
Chapter 6: Creating Queries.
PART III: Data Access Objects API.
Chapter 7: Introduction to the DAO Object Library.
Chapter 8: Integrating the DAO Object Library.
Chapter 9: Queries and Navigation.
Chapter 10: Multiuser Database Considerations.
Chapter 11: Optimization Issues.
Chapter 12: Error Handling.
Chapter 13: Using the Data Control Object.
Chapter 14: ODBCDirect and Jet Query Processor.
PART IV: Remote Data Objects API.
Chapter 15: Introduction to the RDO Object Library.
Chapter 16: RDO Database Navigation and Cursor Management.
Chapter 17: RDO Error Handling.
Chapter 18: Using the Remote Data Control.
Chapter 19: RDO Security Issues.
PART V: ActiveX Data Objects API.
Chapter 20: Introduction to the ActiveX Data Object.
Chapter 21: ADO Connection and Recordset Objects.
Chapter 22: ADO Command and Field Objects.
Chapter 23: Parameter Object and Query Optimization.
Chapter 24: ADO Error Handling.
Chapter 25: Remote Data Services.
Chapter 26: ODBC Driver Manager.
Chapter 27: Connection Management.
Chapter 28: Creating and Managing Result Sets.
Chapter 29: Introducing OLE DB.
PART VII: Controls, Wizards, and DHTML.
Chapter 30: Using Visual Basic 6 Data Controls.
Chapter 31: Data Access Wizards.
Chapter 32: DHTML, Data Access, and Visual Basic 6.
PART VIII: Accessing Other Data Sources.
Chapter 33: Microsoft Access 97 Considerations.
Chapter 34: SQL Server 7 Considerations.
Chapter 35: Oracle8 Considerations.
Quick Reference.
Appendix A: DAO API Reference.
Appendix B: RDO API Reference.
Appendix C: ADO API Reference.
Appendix D: SQL Server Error Codes.
Appendix E: About the CD-ROM.
End-User License Agreement.
CD-ROM Installation Instructions.

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