I'm new to using databases with ASP.Net, and I'm trying to learn how to use the data found within one, such as MySQL, and format it to my liking. Since the transition to databases, I have been used to, and I am quite comfortable with, XML, XSD, XSLT, and the XML Data Controls. I am wondering how I go about displaying and formatting values from a database, as I would from a XML document. For example, using XML, I would say in an XLST file that for each node of a specific type, I would display the values of all the child nodes in boxes, with each node having its own box (similar to a blog). How would I go about doing this with soothing like MySQL? Are there equivalents to database style sheets like XSLT, or is there another way about styling, formatting, and displaying database values in a customizable way that doesn't only include tables? Your help is much appreciated!
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