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Execute the command and retrieve and XmlReader to access the results

  
Imports System
Imports System.Xml
Imports System.Data
Imports System.Data.SqlClient

    Public Class MainmClass
        Public Shared Sub ConnectedExample()
            Using con As New SqlConnection
                con.ConnectionString = "Data Source=.\sqlexpress;Database=AdventureWorks;Integrated Security=SSPI;"
                Using com As SqlCommand = con.CreateCommand
                    com.CommandType = CommandType.Text
                    com.CommandText = "SELECT DepartmentID, [Name], GroupName FROM HumanResources.Department FOR XML AUTO"
                    con.Open()
                    ' .
                    Using reader As XmlReader = com.ExecuteXmlReader
                        While reader.Read
                            If reader.NodeType = XmlNodeType.Element Then
                                Dim currentEle As XElement = XElement.ReadFrom(reader)
                                Console.WriteLine("Element:  {0}", currentEle.Name)
                                If currentEle.HasAttributes Then
                                    For i As Integer = 0 To currentEle.Attributes.Count - 1
                                        Console.Write("  {0}: {1}", currentEle.Attributes()(i).Name, currentEle.Attributes()(i).Value)
                                    Next
                                End If
                            End If
                        End While

                    End Using
                    con.Close()
                End Using
            End Using
        End Sub
        Public Shared Sub Main()
            ConnectedExample()

        End Sub

    End Class

   
    
  










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