ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK – VB.NET – TXT to SQL Server

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ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK – VB.NET – TXT to SQL Server

Program.vb

Imports Bytescout.Spreadsheet
Imports System.Data.SqlClient

Class Program
    Friend Shared Sub Main(args As String())
        Try
            ' MODIFY THE CONNECTION STRING WITH YOUR CREDENTIALS!!!
            Dim connectionString As String = "Data Source=localhost;Initial Catalog=master;Integrated Security=true;"

            Using connection As New SqlConnection(connectionString)
                connection.Open()

                ' Drop test database if exists
                ExecuteQueryWithoutResult(connection, "IF DB_ID ('TxtTests') IS NOT NULL DROP DATABASE TxtTests")
                ' Create empty database
                ExecuteQueryWithoutResult(connection, "CREATE DATABASE TxtTests")
                ' Switch to created database
                ExecuteQueryWithoutResult(connection, "USE TxtTests")
                ' Create a table for TXT data
                ExecuteQueryWithoutResult(connection, "CREATE TABLE TxtTest (Name VARCHAR(40), FullName VARCHAR(255))")

                ' Load TXT document
                Using document As New Spreadsheet()
                document.LoadFromFile("sample.txt", vbTab) ' vbTab - TAB delimiter
                    Dim worksheet As Worksheet = document.Workbook.Worksheets(0)

                    For row As Integer = 0 To worksheet.UsedRangeRowMax
                        Dim insertCommand As [String] = String.Format("INSERT TxtTest VALUES('{0}','{1}')", worksheet.Cell(row, 0).Value, worksheet.Cell(row, 1).Value)
                        ExecuteQueryWithoutResult(connection, insertCommand)
                    Next
                End Using

                ' Check the data successfully exported
                Using command As New SqlCommand("SELECT * from TxtTest", connection)
                    Dim reader As SqlDataReader = command.ExecuteReader()

                    If reader IsNot Nothing Then
                        Console.WriteLine()
                        Console.WriteLine("Exported TXT data:")
                        Console.WriteLine()

                        While reader.Read()
                            Console.WriteLine([String].Format("{0}  |  {1}", reader(0), reader(1)))
                        End While
                    End If
                End Using

                Console.WriteLine()
                Console.WriteLine("Press any key.")
                Console.ReadKey()
            End Using
        Catch ex As Exception
            Console.WriteLine("Error: " & ex.Message)
            Console.ReadKey()
        End Try
    End Sub

    Private Shared Sub ExecuteQueryWithoutResult(connection As SqlConnection, query As String)
        Using command As New SqlCommand(query, connection)
            command.ExecuteNonQuery()
        End Using
    End Sub
End Class

sample.txt

Homer	Homer Jay Simpson
Marjorie	Marjorie Marge Simpson (Bouvier)
Bartholomew	Bartholomew Jojo Bart Simpson
Lisa	Lisa Marie Simpson
Margaret	Margaret Maggie


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