ADO.NET 3.0 and the ADO.NET Entity Framework are designed to let you spend less time writing SQL and database plumbing code and more time working in the space of the problem you are trying to solve.
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By using LINQ for XML for Objects (aka LINQ to XSD), you can define an XML document and an XML Schema that then can be treated like any other data repository. Discover how Visual Studio makes this easy by generating strongly typed object wrappers that are easy to use.
Dynamically construct XML documents in code quickly and easily with LINQ to XML and Functional Construction.
Learn how to use literal XML with VB9 and embed expressions, such as LINQ queries, in the XML.
Learn how to implement a Left Outer Join with LINQ.
You can use LINQ to SQL to define an Object Relational Mapping between SQL tables and then query those tables with LINQ.
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