XML Data Access in VB.NET

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To use the .NET Framework to manage XML data

Target Audience

All Microsoft VB.NET developers wanting to write enterprise applications with serviced components, Windows Services, or .NET Remoting, or studying for the 70-310 exam Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework


Experience of creating assemblies with VB.NET and familiarity with XML concepts

Expected Duration

180 min.

Course Objectives

XML Data Access in VB.NET

  • identify the services offered by the System.Xml namespace classes.
  • read and write XML data for a given scenario using XMLReader and XMLWriter classes.
  • read and write XML data using VB.NET.
  • use VB.NET to access and manipulate XML data with the DOM tree.
  • describe how to validate XML data from VB.NET.
  • explain how XPath queries can be implemented from VB.NET.
  • transform XML data in a given scenario using VB.NET.
  • transform and query XML data using VB.NET.
  • describe how to write SQL statements to retrieve XML data, and to outline the main features of XML support in SQL Server.