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VB.NET Tutorial for Building An Enterprise Document Management Solution

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VB.NET Doc Management Tutorial Introduction
Here is a detailed tutorial for the document management solution in VB.NET through our .NET Imaging SDK and this tutorial is very useful for both big and small companies because most companies handle with a large number of documents, images and other electronic information formats every day. This tutorial will guide you how to conduct various documents management with a more flexible and effective solution in VB.NET.
Enterprise document management with our .NET Imaging SDK in VB.NET will be completed in a short time. With this .NET Imaging SDK, users are able to view, track and annotate documents in Visual Basic .NET applications. Our website provides royalty-free license for this advanced .NET Imaging SDK so that this VB.NET document management solution will meet all of your requirements.
The use of RasterEdge DocImage SDK for .NET to build a document management solution through VB.NET programming helps companies to manage available document resources more efficiently, which implies a productivity increase of an company in a short term. In general, document management is completed based on a concept of document capturing, submitting of captured document to database, document viewing on web browser from the database and document collaboration.
Build an Enterprise Doc Management VB Solution
As there are so many documents in an enterprise, nobody knows all the documents stored and which document information is needed at certain application. Therefore, document management seems to be quite necessary in an enterprise. Here is a step-by-step tutorial for building an enterprise document management solution in VB.NET by using RasterEdge DocImage SDK for .NET.
If you are intending to refer to this VB.NET tutorial for building document management solution, the following steps should be finished beforehand.
  • Make .NET Framework 2.0 or later versions available
  • Install Visual Studio 2005 / 2008 / 2010 / 2012
  • Download and install RasterEdge DocImage SDK for .NET Evaluation
Now, you can follow steps below to build an enterprise document management solution using VB.NET class application. In this VB.NET solution, document management is finished in five steps.
  • The first step is to build an application for converting information from your document into an electronic format through scanning, which is called Capture.
  • The second step is submitting captured document to a SQL database through ASP.NET web services.
  • The third step is to save submitted document and make a connection between metadata and the database repository.
  • The next step is to build an application for viewing and displaying the document from the database repository via a web browser.
  • And the last step is conducting document collaboration by using web-based annotation function.
VB.NET Doc Management Solution Steps Details
The above part has described steps needed for building an enterprise document management solution in VB.NET roughly. The following table will give you links of detailed introduction of all steps. If you want to see detail steps, just click corresponding link to view more. Each VB.NET guide uses TIFF document as the demo file and other document formats are also supported.
Capture Document Through Scanning in VB.NET Submit Captured Document to SQL Data Base in VB.NET
On this page, you will find detailed information on how to obtain your document from such peripherals as scanners that cannot be directly connected to web browsers. This document capturing process is realized by building a WinForms application project using VB.NET language. Usually, documents need to be stored in a central database in an enterprise. This guide will tell you how to build a SQL database and transmit the captured document from the client side into this SQL database by using an ASP.NET web project in VB.NET class.
Display Document Using Web-based Viewer in VB.NET Collaborate Document Through Web Annotation in VB.NET
It is easy to view and display the document from the SQL database repository through a web-based viewer. Here is a detailed guide for how to build a VB.NET web project to display your document. Users can refer to this tutorial to collaborate the viewed document through the web-based viewer by making different annotations on your document, including text annotation, graphic annotation, highlight annotation, etc.

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