Part 1. Getting started

This part of the book introduces the LINQ technology and the C# and VB language enhancements.

Chapter 1 presents LINQ, its history, the reasons to use it, and quick “hello world” examples with objects, XML, and SQL. Chapter 2 introduces all the new languages features provided by the latest versions of C# and VB.NET to enable LINQ. Chapter 3 covers LINQ’s technical fundamentals and shows how they fit together.

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