i have data which i am receiving as xml files and i need to put the data in a database and then use it to create reports on a windows app using vb 2008 anyone who can help me ?????

sure, if you show us what you have done so far and where you stick on the code we sure will help you.

Imports System.Xml


Public Class Form1
    Const xmlurl As String = "http://www.sharenet.co.za/feeds/mbsli/xmlfeed.php?user=mbsli&key=Gz4b85mC96wM&feed=2"




    Private Sub TreeView1_AfterSelect(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.TreeViewEventArgs) Handles TreeView1.AfterSelect

        'If e.Action = TreeViewAction.ByMouse Then



        'MessageBox.Show(e.Node.FullPath, "smart")
        lb.Text = "You are here->" & " " & e.Node.FullPath
        'displaying the path of the selected node
        ' Label2.Text = "Current node selected:" & " " & e.Node.Text
        'displaying the selected node


        ' End If

    End Sub


    Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load






    End Sub
    Private Sub Form1_DoubleClick(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.DoubleClick
        Dim xreader As New XmlTextReader(xmlurl)

        While xreader.Read

            'If xreader.Name.Equals("FULLNAME") Then
            'Select xreader.NodeType

            '        Case XmlNodeType.Text

            If xreader.NodeType.Equals(XmlNodeType.Text) Then

                'If xreader.ValueType.IsClass Then

                '    Try


                lb.Items.Add(xreader.Value)

                '    Catch ex As Exception

                'End Try

            End If



            'End If



            'End Select

            'End If

        End While




    End Sub

    Private Sub ToolStripButton1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles ToolStripButton1.Click
        Me.Show()
    End Sub

    Private Sub ViewToolStripMenuItem_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles ViewToolStripMenuItem.Click

    End Sub





    Private Sub ExitToolStripMenuItem_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles ExitToolStripMenuItem.Click
        End

    End Sub

    Private Sub FileToolStripMenuItem_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles FileToolStripMenuItem.Click

    End Sub

    Private Sub ShareListToolStripMenuItem_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles ShareListToolStripMenuItem.Click

        Dim xreader As New XmlTextReader(xmlurl)

        While xreader.Read

            'If xreader.Name.Equals("FULLNAME") Then
            'Select xreader.NodeType

            '        Case XmlNodeType.Text

            If xreader.NodeType.Equals(XmlNodeType.Text) Then

                'If xreader.ValueType.IsClass Then

                '    Try


                lb.Items.Add(xreader.Value)

                '    Catch ex As Exception

                'End Try

            End If



            'End If



            'End Select

            'End If

        End While




    End Sub

   
End Class