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Get DataBase Connection Strings in Easy Way

, 16 Feb 2011
Or you could just pop over to:[^]Use the exhaustive samples they provide and not hard code your connection strings by using a standard .NET configuration file:[^]


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3 Mar 2011
The ConnectionStringBuilder classes in .NET can be quite handy...[^].
27 Sep 2013
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Communication with database in .NET is easy but sometimes one gets stuck by wrong format of connection string
1 Mar 2011
goto Server Explorer right Click on DataBase Click on properties in properties window you will get Connection String copy it & use where you want use !!
3 Mar 2011
I get it from the web.config via ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings;This makes it possible to keep all connectionstring settings in the web.config file.For example:[^].


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jim lahey
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