AppDev LINQ Using Visual Basic 2008 DVD | 1.3 GB
In this course, you’ll learn to use the exciting new .NET Framework 3.5 feature, Language Integrated Query (LINQ) to easily create complex data-independent queries. In addition, you’ll learn about the new language features added to Visual Basic in Visual Studio 2008 in order to make LINQ possible. You’ll start by working through a quick overview of LINQ, and how it applies to working with collections of objects, retrieving data stored in SQL Server, and creating XML content. Subsequent topics introduce new LINQ-oriented language features, LINQ to Objects, LINQ to DataSets, LINQ to SQL, LINQ to XML, and LINQ to Entities. By the time you’ve completed the course, you’ll have a good understanding of now only how to construct LINQ queries to work with data, but also how to use the features added to Visual Basic that support LINQ.