First, Barker explains how to install Visual C# 2005 Express Edition, which is included on the accompanying CD-ROM, and walks you through programming basics. You'll then learn how to build user interface elements in order to develop applications using Windows Forms. And you'll find out how to use data in your applications as you examine database concepts, data controls, SQL Server Express Edition features, and ADO.NET
Delivers the know-how that novice database developers, enthusiasts, and independent software vendors need in order to use the SSE database
Written in the typical nonintimidating For Dummies style, the book's emphasis is on installing SSE and using it to create simple database applications with other tools in Microsoft's Express product line
Covers how to use SQL Server Express Manager, an easy-to-use management tool that comes with SSE, and the Application XCopy feature, which provides SSE with the ability to treat databases like files...
This book shows you just how powerful, and yet easy to use, the new Web development environment
from Microsoft really is. Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition, along with the relational database SQL
Server 2005 Express Edition, allows you to build great Web sites using drag-and-drop techniques, wizards,
and a huge range of developer-friendly tools and controls. The book demonstrates this by leading you
through the creation of a fully featured and highly interactive e-commerce Web application, like those
you are used to seeing on the Internet today....
With the latest incarnations of ASP.NET 2.0 and SQL Server 2005, programming dynamic data-driven websites with Microsoft technologies has become easier and much more efficient than ever before. Fewer mouse clicks and fewer lines of code can now enable more powerful features and the tools you need—Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition and SQL Server 2005 Express Edition