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With the advent of broadband communications, businesses and consumers alike demand real-time access to databases over the Net. Make sure you’re ahead of the curve by updating your programming skills to the latest database technology.
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Application Programmer Interface (API)
Looking for a definition of Application Programmer Interface (API)? Find it here!

Top 5 Database Programming Books
Are you a database administrator looking to make the big move toward development? A programmer looking to make the rewarding plunge into database work? Perhaps you're even a seasoned database developer looking for a few good reference books. Here are my top five picks, representing five commonly used technologies.

Creating an ADO Connection
The first step in developing an ADO application is to create a connection to a data source. This tutorial walks you through the process.

Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) offer programmers a quick, easy way to access diverse data sources programatically.

ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) offer programmers a quick, easy way to access diverse data sources programatically.

Microsoft English Query
Microsoft provides a variety of features to make Access easier for the physically challenged.

SOUNDEX String Comparisons
Can a filing system from the 1890s assist you with string comparison in modern databases? Read on!

Database Manipulation with ADO
Learn how Microsoft's Active Data Objects technology can add dynamic content to your website by linking to an ODBC-compliant database.

Delphi Homepage
Delphi offers a Rapid Application Development (RAD) approach to database applications. Get the latest scoop from the official homepage.

Microsoft ODBC Site
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) is a widely accepted application programming interface (API) for database access. This Microsoft site indexes available ODBC resources.

Microsoft Universal Data Access
Universal Data Access provides access to a variety of relational and non-relational data sources and a programming interface that is tool and language independent.

OLE DB for the ODBC Programmer
This Microsoft White Paper offers a transitionary guide for ODBC programmers looking to get their feet wet with OLE DB.

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