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Pro LINQ: Language Integrated Query in C# 2008 by Joseph C. Rattz Jr.

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Summary

In this chapter, I demonstrated how to perform queries on database views. Remember, they effectively get mapped as read-only tables, so you already know how to query them.

Next, I covered entity class inheritance. This is a convenient technique to allow records from a single table to be instantiated into differing but related by inheritance class objects.

Last, I delved a little deeper into transactions by demonstrating how to make your LINQ to SQL database updates enlist in ambient transactions.

The next to last thing I want to leave you with is this: LINQ to SQL is dynamite, but don't think it is all there is to LINQ. If you have skipped the earlier parts of this book and jumped straight to LINQ to SQL, please at least peruse the other ...

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