Simple DataGrid Demo

This demo shows how to bind the results of a database query to a DataGrid using formatting properties and style information (specifically a HeaderStyle and AlternatingItemStyle).

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Source Code
<% @Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
<% @Import Namespace="System.Data.SqlClient" %>
<script language="vb" runat="server">
  Sub Page_Load(sender as Object, e as EventArgs)
  End Sub
  Sub BindData()
    '1. Create a connection
    Dim myConnection as New SqlConnection(ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings("connectionString"))

    '2. Create the command object, passing in the SQL string
    Const strSQL as String = "sp_Popularity"
    Dim myCommand as New SqlCommand(strSQL, myConnection)

    'Set the datagrid's datasource to the datareader and databind
    dgPopularFAQs.DataSource = myCommand.ExecuteReader(CommandBehavior.CloseConnection)
  End Sub

	<asp:DataGrid runat="server" id="dgFAQs" 
	                BackColor="#eeeeee" Width="85%"
	  <HeaderStyle BackColor="Black" ForeColor="White" Font-Bold="True"
			 HorizontalAlign="Center" />
	  <AlternatingItemStyle BackColor="White" />

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