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I am very new to Database Programming for Windows Application. I try to write code but I am totally confused because there are many technologies like Entity Framework, SQL Server, SQL LocalDB. I could not able to use my old programming knowledge.

So friend please suggest me which technology I have to use and any good step by step tutorial of book for that.

Here I describe my Application needs:

Windows Form Application with Database
I need to deploy application without SQL Server (earlier I used Access for this type of project)
In my database there are many tables like Customer Master, Daily Transection, Vehicle Master, etc.
I like to bind many DropDownList box with table data with filter.
I like to change DropDownList box data according to other DropDownList which is also bind with table.

What I have tried:

At present I tried with Windows Form Application with Service-Based Database (LocalDB).
I can able to bind some DropDownList but it is so confusing because of new DataTable, DataView, RowFilter etc.
Updated 3-Mar-17 7:16am

You can find some suggestions on this post - tutorials for Windows Forms[^]
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I had a bad experience with localDB too, couldn't get it working.
If you can manage without a real database, and don't have lot's of data, you could use XML to store your data.
My database of choice at the moment is PostgreSQL in combination with NpgSql in C#, it is not as bloated as SQL Server, runs on different platforms, and there is even a portable version.
An alternative might be SQLite, here is a tutorial: Windows 10 Development SQLite Database[^]
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