Using data binding to display and manipulate data from a data source
Data binding is the act of connecting a control in the programming environment
directly to a field in a row in a Recordset so that users can directly view and
edit the data by changing the control contents.
Accessing and manipulating a data source by using ADO and the ADO Data Control
Chapter objectives for data access concentrate on programming with ADO (ActiveX
Data Objects, defined at greater length throughout this chapter), including more
automated ways to program with ADO (the ADO Data Control and the Data Environment
Designer), the newest standard for data access from Microsoft programming environments.
Using the ADO Errors collection to handle database
The ADO Errors collection is, as its name implies, a special structure furnished
by ADO to give you information about the most recent error raised by ADO in your
This chapter and the following chapter discuss the basics of the ADO object
model, how to bind controls to ADO data, and how to choose and manipulate ADO