2009 Predictions – ASP.NET, LINQ 2 SQL, VB and C# are dead

These are predictions by Guy Barrette who is Microsoft Regional Director. ASP.NET is dead You should drop ASP.NET and start using Silverlight right now because it is clear that Microsoft has no roadmap and future plans for that technology. At the last PDC, nothing new ASP.NET was announced except a few tweaks for AJAX and
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Converting SQL to LINQ – DISTINCT, WHERE, ORDER BY and Operators

Bill Horst continues with those simple examples. After this one here comes the other set. They are perfect to show basic syntax. Here are few more: DISTINCT SQL SELECT statements can include the DISTINCT specifier, which causes all duplicate records in the query result to be removed. In a LINQ expression, Distinct is its own
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Новости в Visual Studio 2008 beta 2

Наскоро Microsoft представиха последните версии на Visual Studio 2008 и .NET 3.5 beta 2. Visual Studio 2008 можете да изтеглите от тук, а умалената експрес версия от тук. Важно е да отблежим, че новите версии можете да инсталирате съвместно с по-старата VS 2005. Ето и някои от последните нововъведения в Visual Studio 2008: – Поддръжка
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Using LINQ to XML (and how to build a custom RSS Feed Reader with it)

Here is latest post from ScottGu’s blog. There he describes how to build a custom RSS Feed Reader using LINQ to XML. Check it out: One of the big programming model improvements being made in .NET 3.5 is the work being done to make querying data a first class programming concept. We call this overall
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