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The objective of this session is to introduce developers to leveraging the XML features and support in ADO.NET. These are some of the key topics that will be covered in this presentation:
Accessing the output of executing ADO.NET commands as XML streams
Persisting ADO.NET datasets as XML
Using XML data to populate ADO.NET datasets
Using the Microsoft .NET Framework XmlDataDocument class to manipulate the data in an ADO.NET dataset using XML
DOM properties and methods
Synchronizing an XmlDataDocument object with an ADO.NET dataset
Practical applications of XML features implemented in ADO.NET
The code samples presented in the slides of this presentation will be written using Microsoft Visual Basic .NET.
Knowledge of the following disciplines and technologies is required to understand the information presented in this WebCast. The basics of these topics will not be covered:
The Microsoft .NET Framework
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET
Visual Basic .NET programming
The ADO.NET object model
Using the ADO.NET objects and their standard relational features to access and manipulate database data
XML and its related standards/concepts (XSLT, XPath, DOM, XML parsers, and XSD schemas)
Programming the .NET Framework XML classes to implement common standards-based XML functionality in .NET applications.
This is a Level 300 session that was recorded February 22, 2002 and presented by Karthik Ravindran and Karthikeyan Ponnusamy. Karthik has been with Microsoft for more than two years. He is a Developer Support Professional in the XML Web Database team, and is the PSS MSXML Beta Product Lead. He holds a master's degree in Information Technology, and the MCSD & MCP+SB (Site Builder) certifications. Karthi has been with Microsoft for two years. He is a Developer Support Professional in the XML Web database team, and is currently the PSS Web Database Content Lead. He holds a master's degree in Engineering, and MCSD certification.