Creating typed datasets


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Creating typed datasets

Datasets are the basis of most of the drag-drop designer tools in Visual Studio. The dataset acts like an in-memory disconnected representation of a database. As you can imagine, creating a dataset by hand is a tedious process. Fortunately for us, Visual Studio contains a tool for generating datasets. These types of Datasets are known as strongly typed datasets in some circles. The benefit of using the tool is it quickly creates all of the Dataset parts. The benefit of having a strongly typed Dataset is that all the columns are correctly named and typed, so a column in the database that contains a double value will have a column in the dataset of type double.

I'm inside Visual Studio, and I've opened a Solution called CreatingDataSets, which contains one project. This project contains a Windows Form with three buttons and a list Box. I'm going to ask Visual Studio to create a typed dataset for me by going to my project and adding a database. I'm going to choose add an exi...

Creating typed datasets
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Creating typed datasets provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training

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