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    Retrieve data from DAL to Presentation

    Presentation layer will hit DAL layer only once to fetch the data throughout the lifecycle of an application to fetch the data , subsequent calls will not touch the DAL Layer instead to get the data

    How to do this?
  • #768232
    Dear Friend
    You can use given code snippet as guideline know about how to pass datareader value from DAL to Presentation layer

    public class HomeDAL
    public List<Person> DefaultSearchFriends(long userid)
    SqlConnection SocialConn = new SqlConnection(connstr);

    using (SqlCommand comm = new SqlCommand("proc_FriendsSearch", SocialConn))
    comm.CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure;
    comm.Parameters.AddWithValue("@userid", userid);
    SqlDataReader dr = comm.ExecuteReader(CommandBehavior.CloseConnection);

    var persons = new List<Person>();

    while (dr.Read())
    persons.Add(new Person { Name = dr["StudentName"], Fname = dr["Fname"] });


    return persons;

  • #768252

    You have to make such provision so that you code will not call DAL lots of times to fetch the data.
    Also you may use following so that you can store the fetched value for a long time:
    1. 'DataTable' instead of 'DataReader' : As Datatable is a disconnected architecture, you can fetch and store values into it and close the connection.
    2. Session' variables: Persists for long time.

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