VB.Net - Output SQL Query Results to CSV File

Good Day Experts!

I have little project here that seems pretty straightforward.  I need to query a SQL Server database and get a resultset(not sure whether I am going to use a DataReader or DataTable).
When I loop through the results, I need to write each record to a CSV file.  

I have not done this before so I have searched the net and found differing iterations.
Do you have any recommended reference sites that I could check out?

Thanks,
jimbo99999
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willaienCommented:
You can write some methods that would do this. Here's a quick and dirty one, haven't tested it. Takes a DataTable as input, and outputs CSV with the column names as headers.

Private Function GetCSVFromTable(table As DataTable) As String
	Dim csvString = New StringBuilder()
	For i As Integer = 0 To table.Columns.Count - 1
		csvString.Append(table.Columns(i).ColumnName)
		csvString.Append(If(table.Columns.Count - 1 Is i, vbLf, ","))
	Next
	For Each row As var In table.AsEnumerable()
		For i As Integer = 0 To table.Columns.Count - 1
			csvString.Append(row(i))
			csvString.Append(If(table.Columns.Count - 1 Is i, vbLf, ","))
		Next
	Next
	Return csvString.ToString()
End Function

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Jimbo99999Author Commented:
Excellent information. I have it working now!
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