Joseph Albahari

LINQPad - New Features for Entity Framework

Date: This event took place live on April 16 2009

Presented by: Joseph Albahari

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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In this webcast, Joseph Albahari will demonstrate some exciting new features that turn LINQPad into an essential tool for writing and performance-tuning Entity Framework queries.

We'll see how you can now:

  • Point LINQPad to an Entity Framework conceptual model in a few clicks
  • Interactively execute LINQ queries against the model - with full autocompletion
  • Get a full SQL translation for every Entity Framework query
  • Switch between Entity Framework and LINQ to SQL DataContexts, to compare results and efficiency
  • Know when database round-trips occur
  • Interactively execute ESQL queries

There will also be time for questions and an opportunity to make feature requests.

About Joseph Albahari

Joseph Albahari is author of C# 3.0 in a Nutshell, the LINQ Pocket Reference and the C# 3.0 Pocket Reference. He has been developing large-scale enterprise applications on .NET and other platforms for more than 15 years, and is author of LINQPad - the popular utility for querying databases in LINQ. Joseph is currently a freelance consultant. His website is