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Exporting database scripts in SQL Server Management Studio 2012 (NEW)

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Video: Exporting database scripts in SQL Server Management Studio 2012 (NEW)

The Database Publishing Wizard that was included in Visual Web Developer 2008 is not a part of Visual Studio Express 2012. If you go to the Database Explorer and right-click on your data connection, you'll see that the tool to get to that wizard is no longer available. That ability, however, to export the structure and data from one or more database tables is now available in SQL Server Management Studio for SQL Server 2012, and I'll show you how to do that here. I'm working with that same database, My Bookstore, this time seen through SQL Server Management Studio. I'll go to my database, My Bookstore. I'll right-click and choose Tasks > Generate Scripts, and that takes me to something called the Generate and Publish Scripts wizard. On the introduction screen, I'll click Next. Now, I'll indicate whether I want to script the entire database or only a single table.

Exporting database scripts in SQL Server Management Studio 2012 (NEW)

The Database Publishing Wizard that was included in Visual Web Developer 2008 is not a part of Visual Studio Express 2012. If you go to the Database Explorer and right-click on your data connection, you'll see that the tool to get to that wizard is no longer available. That ability, however, to export the structure and data from one or more database tables is now available in SQL Server Management Studio for SQL Server 2012, and I'll show you how to do that here. I'm working with that same database, My Bookstore, this time seen through SQL Server Management Studio. I'll go to my database, My Bookstore. I'll right-click and choose Tasks > Generate Scripts, and that takes me to something called the Generate and Publish Scripts wizard. On the introduction screen, I'll click Next. Now, I'll indicate whether I want to script the entire database or only a single table.

Those are your choices. I'll export just one database table: My Author's table. I'll select it and then click Next. Now I'll indicate how I want to save my output. I'm going to save a script file to a particular location on disk, so I'll select this first option for the output type and the default option for a Save to File. And then here's a very important step. I'll click the Advanced button, and this takes me to a list of options for my scripting. There are many options available. I'm just going to change two of them. First of all, I'm going to add both Drop and Create statements, so I can use the resulting script to remove an existing table and create a new one. I'll change the option to Script DROP and CREATE. Then I'll scroll down to the bottom of the first list and I'll change the Types of data to script from the default of Schema Only to Schema and Data. And again, there are many other options available that you can investigate. I'll click OK and that takes me back to the Scripting Options window. Now I'll specify which file I want to create. I'll browse, and for convenience, I'll put the resulting file on my desktop, and I'll name the file authors.SQL. When I click Save, I'm taken back to the Scripting Options window and then I'll click Next. I'll review my selections and click Next again, and the export is executed. If you see Success under the Result column, it's all good. I'll click Finish to close the wizard.

I'll minimize all of my software tools to return to the desktop. And then I'll go to the resulting file, author.SQL. I'll open that in the text editor, and you can use any text editor you like. I'm using TextPad. And I'll scroll down to show that the resulting SQL file has SQL statements to create the table and all of its structure, plus insert statements for all of the data. You'll find one insert statement for each of the original rows that was in the database. You can now take this resulting script and use it to create the table on your production site and populate it with your existing data.

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  1. 18m 44s
    1. Welcome
      1m 42s
    2. Prerequisites
      2m 21s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 32s
    4. Upgrading exercise file websites for ASP.NET 4.5 (NEW)
      2m 40s
    5. What's new in ASP.NET 4 (NEW)
      3m 48s
    6. What's new in ASP.NET 4.5 (NEW)
      3m 23s
    7. What's new in this course update (NEW)
      3m 18s
  2. 33m 34s
    1. Understanding how ASP.NET works
      5m 52s
    2. Installing Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008
      3m 43s
    3. Installing Visual Studio Express 2012 for web (NEW)
      2m 12s
    4. Hello World: Creating your first ASP.NET web site
      4m 28s
    5. Creating pages with dynamic output
      7m 39s
    6. Understanding the development web server
      4m 49s
    7. Exploring the development environment
      4m 51s
  3. 40m 2s
    1. Understanding Microsoft SQL Server
      5m 47s
    2. Installing SQL Server Express
      6m 51s
    3. Exploring SQL Server Management Studio Basic
      4m 23s
    4. Creating a new database
      8m 51s
    5. Connecting to the database in ASP.NET
      5m 35s
    6. Testing SQL queries
      3m 53s
    7. Presenting a dataset in an ASP.NET page
      4m 42s
  4. 25m 31s
    1. Understanding ASP.NET web form pages
      5m 51s
    2. Separating presentation and logic with code files
      4m 17s
    3. Adding web form controls to a page
      5m 25s
    4. Handling postback data in a web form page
      5m 50s
    5. Using data binding expressions
      4m 8s
  5. 48m 37s
    1. Creating a testing environment
      4m 40s
    2. Declaring and using a simple variable
      6m 14s
    3. Declaring and using a complex object
      6m 16s
    4. Using loops
      6m 52s
    5. Using functions
      9m 25s
    6. Using trace statements
      4m 47s
    7. Debugging with breakpoints
      5m 45s
    8. Commenting code
      4m 38s
  6. 17m 43s
    1. Creating web controls
      5m 53s
    2. Registering a user control on a web form page
      3m 25s
    3. Registering controls globally in the web.config file
      3m 53s
    4. Adding public properties to a web control
      4m 32s
  7. 19m 7s
    1. Understanding Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
      5m 36s
    2. Attaching external CSS files
      3m 12s
    3. Defining a CSS selector
      6m 10s
    4. Using CSS class selectors in server controls
      4m 9s
  8. 30m 34s
    1. Presenting data with the GridView control
      5m 49s
    2. Controlling GridView paging and appearance
      5m 46s
    3. Editing data with the GridView control
      6m 57s
    4. Presenting data with the DataList control
      5m 42s
    5. Formatting data with binding expressions
      6m 20s
  9. 36m 46s
    1. Using the DetailsView control
      7m 33s
    2. Inserting data with the DetailsView control
      6m 36s
    3. Redirecting page requests
      9m 39s
    4. Creating an update page
      6m 20s
    5. Linking to update pages from the list page
      4m 3s
    6. Deleting database records
      2m 35s
  10. 22m 15s
    1. Customizing forms with item editing templates
      6m 7s
    2. Adding validator controls to a form
      6m 40s
    3. Controlling the validation error message display
      6m 24s
    4. Using the ValidationSummary control
      3m 4s
  11. 29m 49s
    1. Creating a query with joined tables
      8m 6s
    2. Replacing control style properties with CSS
      5m 50s
    3. Creating a CSS file for printing
      3m 14s
    4. Suppressing elements in printed web pages
      5m 47s
    5. Selecting data for a report
      6m 52s
  12. 11m 14s
    1. Understanding ViewState and managing postbacks
      4m 36s
    2. Using session variables
      6m 38s
  13. 20m 57s
    1. Turning on forms authentication
      1m 51s
    2. Creating a page to log in users
      4m 18s
    3. Creating a page to set up new users
      4m 6s
    4. Understanding the security database
      3m 27s
    5. Configuring security in the web.config file
      2m 59s
    6. Creating a page to log out users
      4m 16s
  14. 27m 56s
    1. Installing IIS on Windows XP
      6m 32s
    2. Installing ASP.NET 3.5 on Windows XP
      1m 39s
    3. Deploying a site on Windows XP
      5m 9s
    4. Installing Information Internet Services (IIS) on Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8
      1m 56s
    5. Configuring ASP.NET 3.5 on Windows Vista
      2m 15s
    6. Deploying an application on Windows Vista
      3m 29s
    7. Scripting a database for deployment
      3m 36s
    8. Exporting database scripts in SQL Server Management Studio 2012 (NEW)
      3m 20s
  15. 2m 0s
    1. Where to go from here
      2m 0s

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