The CData ADO.NET Provider for Excel implements the ExcelProviderFactory class to enable you to write generic data access code to Excel through the ADO.NET base classes.
Creating Data Access Objects with ExcelProviderFactory
The following sections show how to use the ExcelProviderFactory class to create objects like ExcelConnection, ExcelCommand, and ExcelDataAdapter in a generic way.
Register and Configure DbConnections
Register the provider to the configuration context and define the DbProviderFactory and DbConnection objects. See Creating DbConnections for a guide.
Querying Using DbCommands
Executing DbCommands describes how to use an existing DbProviderFactory and DbConnection object to execute queries to Excel.