Archive for the ‘LINQ’ Category

ADO.NET EF comes with the new .NET 3.5 service pack. This is one of my most eagerly awaited releases. I’ve been following this since beta and I’m very eager to give this a try. The new Visual Studio 2008 service pack also is released in conjunction and will provide the ADO.NET Entity Designer. As someone […]


I’ve had the opportunity to explore different approaches to building an n-tier application with LINQ to SQL for a few months and working out the details of what has to be done with different approaches. I’ve tried the approach of propagating LINQ entities from the DAL to the UI and back, using the Repository pattern […]


It’s been a while since I last updated my blog. The reason for that is mainly work commitments and also time needed to explore different approaches to incorporating LINQ in an n-tier application. I’ve tried several different approaches for an ASP.NET environment. The stateless nature of the application forced me to come up with different […]


I’m currently building a ASP.NET 3.5 website using LINQ as my OR Mapping Framework of choice. There are a few things which I’d like to share. One observation I have is that LINQ, in all its beautiful visual design, does not refresh its schema after I make changes to the database schema. I’ve tried using […]


A Look at LINQ

12Dec07

I’ve been interested in LINQ for some time as I’m a bit fan of object relational modelling. I was initially introduced to the world of object relation mapping by a brilliant man by the name of Malcolm Young. He showed me that there was more than just the proverbial “ds.” and stored procedures. By using […]