Chapter 6. LINQ to SharePoint

When you need to develop server-side solutions, one of the most significant features of Microsoft SharePoint 2013 is its support for LINQ (Language-Integrated Query). Supported since SharePoint 2010, LINQ is a satisfying alternative to the classic object model discussed in Chapter 5 This chapter will begin with a quick overview of LINQ, just in case you’re not familiar with it, and then show you how to work with it. Next, you’ll learn about LINQ to SharePoint as a LINQ query provider implementation, which is useful for querying and managing items in SharePoint lists using the LINQ data access model. If you already know about LINQ, you can skip the next section and move directly to the section titled “Introducing LINQ ...

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