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.
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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.
Discover another valuable part of the LINQ family, LINQ to SQL. LINQ to SQL that allows users to query and manipulate objects associated with relational database tables.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
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Learn how to use ApplicationDataContainer and ApplicationDataContainerSettings in your Windows 8.1 Store apps.
AutoMapper is an external component that helps in creating a mapping between a source and destination model types. Read on to learn about the AutoMapper component and how to use it in an Asp.Net MVC application.