ADO Connection and Recordset

This simple snippet demonstrates how to create and setup an ADO Connection to retrieve and display information from a database.
<% Option Explicit %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
  <title>ADO: Connection and Recordset</title>
  Dim MyConnection
  Dim MyRecordset
  Dim MyConnectionString
  Dim MySQLStatement

  MyConnectionString = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;" & _
        "Data Source=C:\Databases\WebSite.mdb;User Id=admin;Password="

  MySQLStatement = "SELECT ID, Column2, Column3 FROM MyTable ORDER BY ID"

  Set MyConnection = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
  MyConnection.Open MyConnectionString
  Set MyRecordset = MyConnection.Execute(MySQLStatement)

  If Not MyRecordset.EOF Then
    Do While Not MyRecordset.EOF
      Response.Write("Item: " & MyRecordset.Fields(0).Value & "<br />")
    Response.Write("No Records Found") 
  End If

  Set MyRecordset = Nothing
  Set MyConnection = Nothing

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Written by Imar Spaanjaars
Date Posted 05/09/2004 15:08
Date Last Reviewed 08/06/2006 13:54
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