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An ADO.NET Data Services Tutorial

An ADO.NET Data Services Tutorial covering REST, querystring operations and expressions, HTTP verbs, Linq to Data Services, security, exceptions and tracing.

TIP: Closing your WCF Connections properly

This tip looks at properly closing a WCF connection from your application - whether you're using the proxy classes or a ChannelFactory.

New Features in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0

Learn about several features relevant to developers in Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0, such as parallel programming, XSLT debugging, new ASP.NET features, and new VB.NET and C# features that include the Chart control, XSD Designer, Lambda Expressions, and optional parameters.

ADO.NET Entity Framework Tutorial and Basics

Discover an ADO.NET Entity Framework tutorial covering basic data operations for applications, including LINQ To Entities, Method Expressions, stored procedure mapping, and a little discussion about its usage in an enterprise environment.

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