Getting Started with Database activities


Can anyone please help me get started with the database work for a new project. I am doing for first time and have been working on ASP for last 8 years.

My main concern with this is to identify what control to use when (and what is the difference and benefit over the alternative), as we have so many choices. Unlike ASP, where we just had a single type of recordset, so what ever we need to do was with it.

I need to write a kind of custom forum, so cant use a ready code for it.

Please guide.


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My main concern with this is to identify what control to use when

Check out this discussion thread, you would get some idea on data controls >  GridView vs DataList vs Repeater vs Formview vs DetailsView - which one to choose - ASP.NET Forums

Moreover, I would recommend to further refer to online data control tutorials/assignments: That would give you some clear idea that under what scenario which control should be used:

ASP.NET QuickStart Tutorial 

ASP.NET Tutorial 

Microsoft ASP.NET QuickStarts Tutorial 

ASP.NET data binding overview 


hope it helps./.



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