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Protected Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click '// define a connection to the database Dim cn As New OleDbConnection(ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings("WhatEverNameYouWant").ConnectionString) '// define the sql statement to execute Dim cmd As New OleDbCommand("SELECT * FROM [Contacts]", cn) Try '// open the connection cn.Open() '// execute the sql statement Using reader As OleDbDataReader = cmd.ExecuteReader(CommandBehavior.CloseConnection) While reader.Read() '// this loops through all of the returned records End While End Using Catch ex As Exception Response.Write(ex.Message) Finally If cn.State <> ConnectionState.Closed Then cn.Close() End If End Try End Sub
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