.NET Developments:

September, 2008


September 26, 2008  2:50 PM

The LINQ Equation

Posted by: Brein Matturro
General Microsoft news

Language Integrated Query (LINQ) is a new object querying paradigm that released with Microsoft's .Net Framework version 3.5.  It allows a programmer to write SQL-style code to access objects within lists or collections or arrays.  It is quite powerful but what about performance?  I will attempt...

September 26, 2008  2:49 PM

Silverlight 2 UI communicates through WCF

Posted by: YuvalShavit

John Papa shows onstrate how to build a Silverlight 2 UI that communicates through WCF to interact with business entities and a database. According to John, in his article on MSDN Magazine Web, the business logic, entity model, and data-mapping code can be consumed by any presentation...

September 10, 2008  2:04 PM

Microsoft joins OMG – Muglia sees mainstream modeling

Posted by: YuvalShavit
Architecture and the SDLC, General Microsoft news

Microsoft Corp. said it will join the Object Management Group, the steward of UML and promoter of Model-Driven Architecture and other enterprise standards. Microsoft’ Bob Muglia made the disclosure as he...

September 2, 2008  5:14 PM

Iterators, Lambda, and LINQ… Oh My!

Posted by: Brein Matturro
C#, VS 2008 and .NET 3.5

Since the creation of the .Net Framework, Microsoft has kept the concept of "Type Safe" at the forefront of their design goals.  When 1.1 shipped, the framework had a "generic" collection type called an ArrayList that seemed to break this goal.  Microsoft quickly went above and beyond with the...


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