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Get DataBase Connection Strings in Easy Way

, 16 Feb 2011 CPOL
Or you could just pop over to:http://www.connectionstrings.com/[^]Use the exhaustive samples they provide and not hard code your connection strings by using a standard .NET configuration file:http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/1xtk877y.aspx[^]

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3 Mar 2011
crocks256
The ConnectionStringBuilder classes in .NET can be quite handy...http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.data.sqlclient.sqlconnectionstringbuilder.aspx[^].
27 Sep 2013
dontumindit
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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
bipin9
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
MikkelAndersen
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: http://www.dreamincode.net/code/snippet1676.htm[^].

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jim lahey
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