You will learn how to retrieve and manipulate data using Microsoft’s new ADO.NET library. Understand how to work with the new ADO.NET object model, including the DataReader, DataAdapter, and DataSet. See how to apply constraints and relationships to disconnected data. Learn how to update data, including how to handle stored procedures, parameters, and return values. Understand how to search, sort, and filter data using Select, Find, and DataViews. Become familiar with strongly typed DataSets and learn their advantages. See how to leverage the power of XML through serialization, Diffgrams,and the XMLDataDocument object. Understand migrating and interoperability issues with ADO as well as handling errors. Learn valuable techniques for building both Web and Windows applications.