Monthly Archives: June 2012

Display images with file names stored in a database without data binding in C#

The reason so many people ask how to store and retrieve images in a database is that it’s hard. You need to use a special data type such as a BLOB (Binary Large Object) or MEMO data type depending on … Continue reading

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Display information about database records selected from a list without data binding in C#

The example Initialize a list from a database table without data binding in C# explains one way to fetch values from a database table and use them to initialize a ListBox. This example extends that one to display information about … Continue reading

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Initialize a list from a database table without data binding in C#

(Note that this is a very manual way to do this. Often you can display data more easily by using data binding.) In this example, I added the Access database file Books.mdb to the project and set its “Copy to … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2012 and Windows 8 release candidates are now available

You can download a copy of the Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate (RC) at Visual Studio 2012 RC downloads. You can also download a copy of the Windows 8 Release Candidate at Windows 8 Release Preview. Note that are pre-release … Continue reading

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