[thelist] VB.NET - Do RecordSets still exist?

Gary McPherson lists at ingenyus.net
Thu Oct 7 17:58:01 CDT 2004

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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Mitchell"
>> The ADO.NET architecture centers around disconnected data. In .NET
>> this is accomplished using DataSets.
>> A somewhat equivalent object to the old ADO recordset is the
>> DataReader in ADO.NET. This is a forward-only "firehose" that allows
>> sequential access
> to
>> rows.
> Hmm...  Okay.  So of course I'm wondering if it is possible,
> within a set of rows (DataSets?), to move back and forth, set
> bookmarks, etc.  Surely Microsoft would not have made their
> new technology LESS useful???

No, they didn't. :) Check out the Quickstarts over at www.gotdotnet.com as a
good starting point for ADO.NET and ASP.NET info in general.

ADO.NET overview:



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