Fabrice Marguerie • Steve Eichert • Jim Wooley
“It’s like they threw a party for LINQ and everyone who’s anyone showed up.”
FROM THE FOREWORD BY Matt Warren Principal Architect, Microsoft
.NET applications are object-oriented, but the data is not. That’s the situation when you’re using a relational database, XML, and many other data stores, and for each you need a separate programming solution. Microsoft’s Language INtegrated Query, known as LINQ, is a set of .NET Framework and language extensions that offers a single, simple way to query data of any from directly from C# 3 and VB.NET 9. On top of that, your persistence code gets the same compile-time syntax checking, static typing and IntelliSense available to the ...