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Entity Framework Tutorial - Second Edition by Joydip Kanjilal

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Understanding the LINQ architecture

A query language is one that is used to query data in our applications. In LINQ, we have compile-time checks and type safety. Your queries will be verified for accuracy (if the database hasn't changed) during the compile time itself!

In this section, we will discuss the basic components of the architecture of LINQ. We will now familiarize ourselves with LINQ fundamentals, the components involved in its architecture, and so on. The following image illustrates the LINQ architecture:

Understanding the LINQ architecture

The following sections discuss the different flavors of LINQ in brief.

LINQ to XML

LINQ to XML maps your LINQ queries or LINQ statements ...

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