In order to run the examples in this chapter, you will need to have obtained the extended version of the Northwind database and generated entity classes for it. Please read and follow the section in Chapter 12 titled "Prerequisites for Running the Examples."
To run the examples in this chapter, you may need to add the appropriate references and using directives to your project. Please read and follow the section in Chapter 12 titled "Using the LINQ to SQL API."
Some of the examples in this chapter require the addition of a using directive for the System.Xml.Linq namespace.