chapter  Chapter 16
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Real-World Scenarios: Reading a Database

WithJerome DiMarzio

Now that we have opened the database, it is time to read the data that is in it. Most likely, that is the real reason why you would be opening a database in the first place — to read from it or write to it. Especially with Visual Studio .NET’s implementation of ADO.NET, there are many ways to read data from a database.