ASP.NET 2.0 Data Binding Controls

by Jesse Liberty

Related link: http://www.ondotnet.com/pub/a/dotnet/2004/11/08/liberty.html



In ASP.NET 2.0, a great deal of the ADO.NET object model has been incorporated into controls that let you interact with data declaratively, and that spare you from writing boilerplate code to create data sets, extract tables, bind tables or views to controls, and so forth. In this article, you'll create a simple Windows form that lets you page through the details of the Orders table from the Northwind database and then create Master/Detail pages without writing a single line of code!