For my school assignment I am making a to-do list program in visual studio 2015, hence I will need a database to store all the data. I was wondering, for such a program which database will suit best. I was thinking excel, but I am not sure.


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You could use excel, but why not use file handling of .net? See this article.

Technically any file format, as long as it is structured, qualifies as a database (excel, csv, txt, xml) but i suspect that you will be expected to use an actual database. Since you already have Excel then you likely also have Access so I recommend that.

Actually only the Pro version of Office comes with Access, if I remember correclty.

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