All of the samples provided with Data Abstract for .NET, except PCTradeMobile and PCTradeOffice, are available in each of the languages that it supports; specifically C#, Oxygene, Silver and Visual Basic.

  • SimpleDataOperations (Sample) demonstrates the basics of creating a connection, retrieving table data from the schema, then adding, modifying and deleting a row.
  • Briefcases (Sample) - explores using Briefcases (concept).
  • BusinessRules (Sample) demonstrates using Business Rules Scripting to provide data validation in the middle tier rather than in the client application.
  • Commands (Sample) demonstrates how to use Commands that are stored in a schema.
  • DABindingList (Sample) demonstrates a use of the DABindingList class as a collection that supports data binding and is bound to a table.
  • DALINQ demonstrates how to use DA LINQ and Language Integrated Query features to write strongly typed data access code.
  • DASQL (Sample) demonstrates using DA SQL to execute SQL statements against tables in the schema
  • DynamicSelect sample demonstrates using the Dynamic Select (Concept) to limit the fields/columns returned from a table.
  • DynamicWhere sample shows 3 different ways to use Dynamic Where (Concept) to limit what data is retrieved from the schema.
  • PCTradeMobile (C# Only) a Windows Mobile sample that demonstrates integrating with the PCTrade sample database.
  • PCTradeOffice (C# Only) comprehensive sample application that demonstrates what an application built with Data Abstract for .NET might be like.