December, 2006

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    Data Access API of the Day Part III – Disconnected Programming in a Managed Environment

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    Welcome to Part III of DataAccess API of the Day ; a brief history of the evolution of Microsoft’s Data Access APIs. In Part I we looked at ODBC as Microsoft’s C-based Relational API, and the DAO and RDO automation interfaces that made relational databases...
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    Data Access API of the Day Part II – Componentizing Data Access

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    Welcome to Part II of Data Access API of the Day ; a brief history of the evolution of Microsoft’s Data Access APIs. In Part I we looked at ODBC as Microsoft’s C-based Relational API, and the DAO and RDO automation interfaces that made relational databases...
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    Data Access API of the Day, Part I

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    Why does it seem like Microsoft is coming up with a new Data Access API every time you turn around? First there was DbLib, then ODBC, then DAO, RDO, ODBCDirect, OLEDB, ADO, ADO.NET -- When is Microsoft going to run out of letters? And now what's this...
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