ADOxtra for Macromedia Director
Note: Printable PDF version of the documentation is available at Downloads section.
Usage - common information about ADOxtra
About ADOxtra - several words about what ADOxtra is, what ADO databasing technology is and basic ADO concepts.
Common guidelines - basic things you have to know to start using ADOxtra.
Simple databasing scenario - step by step procedure how to get or modify data in database using ADOxtra.
Automatic type casting - basic information about ADOxtra capability to automatically type cast Lingo values into ADO values and vice versa.
Debugging recommendations - basic information about error checking and getting error descriptions.
Databasing over Internet - detailed information about remote databasing. Server adjustments, server security and client usage of ADOxtra.
How to... - FAQs about ADOxtra
Which xtra is better: ADOxtra or VbScriptXtra?
Can ADOxtra connect to mySQL database?
Reference - detailed reference information about ADOxtra
Version history - information about how ADOxtra is growing.
Technical details - information about technical details of ADOxtra, implementation details concerning Lingo syntax.
Xtra level methods - detailed information about global and xtra-level Lingo methods supplied by ADOxtra.
Wrapper object - detailed information about ADOxtra wrapper object, common methods and properties.
Connection object wrapper - detailed information about Connection object wrapper, supplied by ADOxtra.
Recordset object wrapper - detailed information about Recordset object wrapper, supplied by ADOxtra.
Field object wrapper - detailed information about Field object wrapper, supplied by ADOxtra.
Property object wrapper - detailed information about Property object wrapper, supplied by ADOxtra.
Enumerations - lists of enumeration values used by different ADO objects..
Data types conversions - detailed information about supported types of method arguments and returned values of ADOxtra wrapper objects.
Samples - useful code examples which you can freely use with ADOxtra
OpenRecordset - sample handler demonstrates how to open recordset to read or write data to or from Access database.
Useful scripts - several handlers useful while working with ADOxtra.
GuestBook - sample shocked GuestBook like movie which uses remote database. Sources of this sample are available at Downloads section
Remote Databasing Demo - guided tour of using ADOxtra with remote databases. Sources of this movie are available at Downloads section