CSharp Binding Database Data To Dropdownlist Control – ADO.Net Database

<%@ Page Language=VB Debug=true %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data.OLEDB" %>
<script runat=server>
Sub Page_Load(ByVal Sender as Object, ByVal E as EventArgs)
    If Not IsPostBack Then
        Dim DBConn as OleDbConnection
        Dim DBCommand As OleDbDataAdapter
        Dim DSPageData as New DataSet
        DBConn = New OleDbConnection( _
            "PROVIDER=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;" _
            & "DATA SOURCE=" _
            & Server.MapPath("EmployeeDatabase.mdb;"))
        DBCommand = New OleDbDataAdapter _
            ("Select ID, FirstName " _
            & "From Employee " _
            & "Order By FirstName", DBConn)
        DBCommand.Fill(DSPageData, _
            "Employee")
        ddlEmployees.DataSource = _
            DSPageData.Tables("Employee").DefaultView
        ddlEmployees.DataBind()
    End If
End Sub
Sub SubmitBtn_Click(Sender As Object, E As EventArgs)
    lblDataSelected.Text = "Selected Text: " _
        & ddlEmployees.SelectedItem.Text _
        & "<br />Selected Value: " _
        & ddlEmployees.SelectedItem.Value _
        & "<br />Selected Index: " _
        & ddlEmployees.SelectedIndex
End Sub
</script>
<html>
<head>
<title>Binding Database Data to a DropDownList Control</title>
</head>
<body LEFTMARGIN="40">
<form runat="server">
<br /><br />
<asp:label
    id="lblDataSelected"
    runat="server"
/>
<br /><br />
<asp:dropdownlist
    id="ddlEmployees"
    datatextfield="FirstName"
    datavaluefield="ID"
    runat="server"
/>
<br /><br />
<asp:button
    id="butOK"
    text="OK"
    type="Submit"
    onclick="SubmitBtn_Click"
    runat="server"
/>
</form>
</body>
</html>

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