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Executing a stored procedure

From: SQL Server: Triggers, Stored Procedures, and Functions

Video: Executing a stored procedure

Now I'd like to go ahead and implement the functionality that will call a stored procedure and display data on the screen. Here we can see we have a space available for a list of active authors. So first let's write a stored procedure that returns all the active authors and then we'll connect that to the web page. I have some code prepared in the exercise files. And it's a very simple stored procedure that selects store from the Authors table where Active equals 1. So that would be all of our active authors. That looks good! Going back to Visual Studio, I'll insert my cursor into the appropriate table cell, and off the toolbox I want find the Data section.

Executing a stored procedure

Now I'd like to go ahead and implement the functionality that will call a stored procedure and display data on the screen. Here we can see we have a space available for a list of active authors. So first let's write a stored procedure that returns all the active authors and then we'll connect that to the web page. I have some code prepared in the exercise files. And it's a very simple stored procedure that selects store from the Authors table where Active equals 1. So that would be all of our active authors. That looks good! Going back to Visual Studio, I'll insert my cursor into the appropriate table cell, and off the toolbox I want find the Data section.

So I'll scroll down a little and underneath the Data section there is a GridView. I'll drag our GridView over and it's asking me a few questions; one of them, what is my Data Source, and currently it's None. I'll create a new Data Source. I want that to be a SQL Server data source. We created the connection a few videos back, so now we have the option to use that connection. In this interface, it's asking me if I'd like to use a table or a custom stored procedure. I'd like to use a custom stored procedure.

Then I'll hit next, and this one is asking me the name of my stored procedure. We just created getActiveAuthors. That's the one I want. We can hit a test, return some data and that certainly looks like the accurate data we were hoping for. So I'll hit Finish. We're now ready to test this. So I'll go ahead and start debugging, and look at that! We've got a web page and we have got a list of all of our active authors successfully. We connected that stored procedure to our website, didn't actually write any code in the website just yet. We will be getting into that a few sections down the road.

But for now it's just a matter of click and drag and setting a few parameters, so the bulk of the work was the original setup of the stored procedure.

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  1. 2m 15s
    1. Welcome
      51s
    2. What you should know
      51s
    3. Using the exercise files
      33s
  2. 11m 1s
    1. Comparing triggers, functions, and procedures
      3m 25s
    2. Why use a stored procedure?
      4m 59s
    3. Why use functions?
      1m 27s
    4. Why use triggers?
      1m 10s
  3. 6m 2s
    1. Configuring your environment
      4m 53s
    2. Downloading and installing a sample database
      1m 9s
  4. 26m 25s
    1. Creating a stored procedure
      2m 46s
    2. Modifying a stored procedure
      2m 34s
    3. Returning data using data sets
      3m 45s
    4. Returning data using cursors
      3m 45s
    5. Using input and output parameters
      5m 24s
    6. Using security and permissions
      5m 24s
    7. Using transactions
      2m 47s
  5. 11m 56s
    1. Creating a user-defined function
      4m 59s
    2. Exploring single-value functions
      4m 18s
    3. Exploring table value functions
      2m 39s
  6. 9m 31s
    1. Using "after" triggers
      3m 47s
    2. Using "instead of" triggers
      2m 9s
    3. Using nested triggers
      1m 38s
    4. Using database-level triggers
      1m 57s
  7. 12m 43s
    1. Exploring a real-world INSERT procedure
      5m 32s
    2. Exploring a real-world UPDATE procedure
      3m 13s
    3. Implementing logging on DELETE
      3m 58s
  8. 19m 38s
    1. Understanding the Common Language Runtime (CLR) and the .NET framework
      1m 52s
    2. Using CLR with SQL Server 2012
      4m 11s
    3. Writing stored procedures with C# .NET
      5m 51s
    4. Writing functions with .NET
      5m 7s
    5. Choosing between T-SQL vs. CLR
      2m 37s
  9. 11m 34s
    1. Creating a basic web form and connecting to a database
      2m 56s
    2. Executing a stored procedure
      2m 4s
    3. Passing parameters
      3m 41s
    4. Getting return values
      2m 53s
  10. 1m 43s
    1. Next steps
      1m 43s

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