Learn the practice of using projections in your LINQ statements to ensure you are not over retrieving data values from your Entity Framework model.
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By default LINQ uses deferred query execution. This means you can access the results, change the data and use the same query again. Using Visual Studio 2010, beta 1 and the .NET Framework 4.0 we'll see how to use this to our advantage.
Learn how to build queries with the Entity Framework that involve multiple tables as well as binding in the UI with the EntityDataSource.
Do you need to create Dynamic Where Clauses at runtime? No need to use string concatenation with SQL, LINQ is fully capable of performing the same task.
An ADO.NET Data Services Tutorial covering REST, querystring operations and expressions, HTTP verbs, Linq to Data Services, security, exceptions and tracing.
With more and more computers using a multi-core processor, the free lunch of increased clock speeds and the inherent performance gains are over. Software developers must instead make sure their applications take use of all the cores available in an efficient manner. New features in .NET 4.0 mean that managed code developers too can join the party.
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