LINQ Books

LINQ: Questions and Answers

If you have a question about LINQ this is the book with the answers. LINQ: Questions and Answers takes some of the best questions and answers asked on the stackoverflow website.
You can use this book to lookup commonly asked questions, browse questions on a particular topic, compare answers to common topics, check out the original source and much . . . → Read More: LINQ: Questions and Answers

LINQ to Objects Using C# 4.0: Using and Extending LINQ to Objects and Parallel LINQ (PLINQ) (Addison-Wesley Microsoft Technology)

“For several years, Troy has been one of the key figures in the LINQ community. This comprehensive and well-written book serves as a compendium of the important wisdom and experience that he has accumulated through his years of studying LINQ and its uses.”       –Charlie Calvert, Microsoft C# Community Program Manager   “LINQ is changing . . . → Read More: LINQ to Objects Using C# 4.0: Using and Extending LINQ to Objects and Parallel LINQ (PLINQ) (Addison-Wesley Microsoft Technology)

Pro LINQ: Language Integrated Query in C# 2010 (Expert’s Voice in .NET)

LINQ is the part of the .NET Framework that provides a generic approach to querying data from different data sources. It has quickly become the next must-have skill for .NET developers. Pro LINQ: Language Integrated Query in C# 2010 is all about code. Literally, this book starts with code and ends with code. Most books show the simplest . . . → Read More: Pro LINQ: Language Integrated Query in C# 2010 (Expert’s Voice in .NET)

LINQ in Action

LINQ, Language INtegrated Query, is a new extension to the Visual Basic and C# programming languages designed to simplify data queries and database interaction. It addreses O/R mapping issues by making query operations like SQL statements part of the programming language. It also offers built-in support for querying in-memory collections like arrays or lists, XML, DataSets, and relational . . . → Read More: LINQ in Action

Thinking in LINQ: Harnessing the Power of Functional Programming in .NET Applications

LINQ represents a paradigm shift for developers used to an imperative/object oriented programming style, because LINQ draws on functional programming principles. Thinking in LINQ addresses the differences between these two by providing a set of succinct recipes arranged in several groups, including: Basic and extended LINQ operatorsText processing Loop refactoring Monitoring code health Reactive Extensions (Rx.NET)Building domain-specific languagesUsing . . . → Read More: Thinking in LINQ: Harnessing the Power of Functional Programming in .NET Applications

LINQ For Dummies

If you’ve asked yourself “Why can’t I develop database and XML queries in a language I already know?”, then Language INtegrated Query, or LINQ, is for you. LINQ For Dummies introduces you to LINQ and the .NET Framework technologies, so you can use LINQ to query any object, any data set, any kind of XML, and SQL Server—no . . . → Read More: LINQ For Dummies

Pro LINQ: Language Integrated Query in C# 2008 (Expert’s Voice in .NET)

LINQ is the project name for a set of extensions to the .NET Framework that provide a generic approach to querying data from different data sources. LINQ will premier in Visual Studio 2008, and will become the next must–have skill for .NET developers. For more information about LINQ, you can check out the author’s portal at www.LINQdev.com. . . . → Read More: Pro LINQ: Language Integrated Query in C# 2008 (Expert’s Voice in .NET)

LINQ Unleashed: for C#

Foreword by Darryl Hogan, Architect Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation   Microsoft’s highly anticipated LINQ query technology makes it easy to retrieve any information programmatically from any data source, no matter where it comes from or how it’s stored. Using LINQ, developers can query objects, relational databases, XML documents, and ADO.NET datasets–and do it . . . → Read More: LINQ Unleashed: for C#

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