Category Archives: LINQ

More info on LINQ to SQL performance

Soma just blogged about VS 2008 Performance Improvements.  There is some good info in his post.  One of the things he mentioned was: "For example, with the new LINQ facility we set a goal that LINQ performance be significantly better … Continue reading

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ADO.NET Entity Framework – Overview Video

Mike Taulty has a really nice overview video here.  I have spent much more time looking at LINQ to SQL than LINQ to Entities (which is just using LINQ queries against the ADO.NET Entity Framework).  I plan on digging in … Continue reading

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WEBCAST FOLLOW UP: Introduction to LINQ + LINQ to SQL (August)

Thanks to everyone who attended!  If you missed it, you should be able to watch a recording soon here.  I’ve uploaded the updated code & deck to my Windows Live SkyDrive folder here.  My list of LINQ resources I find … Continue reading

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WEBCAST: Introduction to LINQ + LINQ to SQL

August 29th 2:00P-3:30P EST (11:00A-12:30P PST) Modern applications operate on data in several different forms: Relational tables, XML documents, and in-memory objects. Each of these domains can have profound differences in semantics, data types, and capabilities, and much of the … Continue reading

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Excellent video going deep on LINQ to SQL

Charlie Calvert published a video where Matt Warren (C# Principal Architect) & Luca Bolognese (Lead Program Manager) have a very deep discussion of LINQ to SQL internals.  I you’re like me and you really like to know how all the … Continue reading

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LINQ & C# 3.0 Hands On Labs

Charlie Calvert, in his post announcing Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2, shares some links to LINQ & C# 3.0 Hands On Labs, plus links to the C#3.0 spec and samples. Details here.

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I was wrong :(

I’ve been doing quite a bit of LINQ & LINQ to SQL talks lately.  One of the things I have told people is that INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE operations are sent in batch using DataContext.SubmitChanges().  I found out in an internal discussion today that … Continue reading

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