Articles Written by Peter Shaw

Using Lists and Stacks in .NET

Did you ever stop to thoroughly explore some of the more esoteric types, Lists and Stacks, that are available in the .NET collections namespace?

The Sorry State of .NET ORMs

Looking to work with a non Microsoft Database in .NET? You need to know what ORM's are available, and why you can't currently use Entity Framework.

Entity Framework Code First Simplicity

Looking to quickly get started with Code First in .NET, but don't have the time to read and digest all the tutorials that are available out there? Peter Shaw shows you the quickest, simplest way to get started with Code First Entity Framework (EF).

Portable Databases

In today's world of mobile apps, it's not an unreasonable expectation to want a database that's small, lightweight, and travels with the app from device to device. Take a quick look at what's available out there, and a few of the pros and cons of each.

LINQ to Objects Refresher

LINQ is not only for database access; it’s useful in all manner of scenarios. Read this quick refresher to learn more.

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