Visual Studio 2008 and Language Integrated Query LINQ
- November 13, 2009
One of the features of Visual Studio 2008 is the ability to test Web applications using Web Tests. Web Tests allow you to record a user's path through a running Web application and turn these actions into an automated test that Visual Studio can ...
- September 03, 2008
In the relational world, a database is normalized and data is spread across many different levels. At the object layer, developers have to deal with the data as if it was still in tables. A user tells us that LINQ, a key ingredient of Visual Studio ...
- November 23, 2007
The biggest changes introduced in the .NET Framework 3.5 involve WCF, LINQ and the visual designer through which programmers access these features.
- June 26, 2007
In the .NET Framework 3.5, which was shipped along with Visual Studio 2008, changes are evolutionary. According to Thom Robbins, new technology to highlight in NET 3.5 includes Ajax, LINQ for both C# and VB, and tooling enhancements intended to ease...
- June 13, 2007
As Visual Basic 9 nears its release, Microsoft is making a concerted effort to introduce developers to its new features. The combination of LINQ, IntelliSense and XML programming is quite possibly enough to make the release of Visual Basic 9 bigger ...
- March 30, 2007
This series looks at what's new in Visual Studio Orcas. Part 2 examines language improvements in Visual Basic 9, such as the Language Integrated Query and IntelliSense.
- October 30, 2006
During a keynote at the recent VSLive show in Boston, Rocky Lhotka highlighted Microsoft's upcoming Language Integrated Query and offered hints for confronting changes to ADO.NET.
- February 06, 2006
This year's VSLive show offered plenty of tips for getting the most from Visual Studio 2005. Read SearchVB.com's coverage of the event here.
- October 10, 2005
Whether or not you are thinking about 2008 -- when LINQ might hit the streets -- there is simply no avoiding the fact that the VB language is becoming more and more complex. Using cutting-edge features like LINQ is going to require you to ...