This tutorial is part of Database Programming Made Easy Series
Retrieving data in Visual Basic .NET is now become easy compare to VB 6.0. In VB .NET you will have the privileged of modifying a data in offline mode.
The purpose for this is to eliminate for resources from the server. If you are thinking about concurrency, then you don’t have to worry because it is the work of Data Adapter to resolve problem with multiple users accessing the same row(s).
In this topic there are two kinds of ways in order to retrieve data. Those are Data Readers, Dataset and Data Adapters.
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