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March, 2007

  • ADO.NET Blog

    LINQ - XElement and Entities

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    With LINQ we get a common data programming experience across multiple data sources. We can query in-memory collections, relational tables and XML. The other day I was looking at the various LINQ-XML examples and thought to myself that I would like to...
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    Object Services – Write less code

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    One of the main features of the Entity Framework revolves around Object Services. The main points of Object services are to write less code and allow programmers to program against objects to access the data that’s stored in a database or possibly anywhere...
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    Inheritance in the Entity Framework

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    One of the coolest features of the ADO.NET Entity Framework is the ability to use inheritance in your database! Very cool, but what does it mean, and why is it important? War of the worlds Relational The world of relational data is based...
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    Using Stored Procedures for Change Processing in the ADO.NET Entity Framework

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    Most people who’ve played with the ADO.NET Entity Framework eventually ask whether they can replace the SQL statements it generates with stored procedures of their own. This is important in many applications because direct table access is not allowed...
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    EDM Wizard and Designer Featured in VSLive! San Francisco Keynote

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    Britt Johnston, Director, Data Programmability at Microsoft gave a Keynote speech this morning at VSLive in San Francisco. In his presentation, Britt spoke largely about the idea of Conceptual Data Programming and Microsoft's vision for Data Access: raising...
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    ADO.NET Orcas: Sample Provider

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    Last month, the ADO.NET team hosted a number of ADO.NET Data Provider writers on campus to present information on how to enhance an existing provider to support the Entity Framework features in the upcoming Orcas release. To help provider writers who...
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    101 LINQ Samples Updated

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    The 101 LINQ Samples that were included in the March CTP have now been updated to include the 101 LINQ to Entities Samples. To check out the newest samples (updated April 17th) download from here . Cheers, Elisa Johnson Data Programmability Community...
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