.NET Developments:

September, 2008

September 26, 2008  2:50 PM

The LINQ Equation

Brein Matturro Profile: Brein Matturro

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

Yuval Shavit Profile: 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

Yuval Shavit Profile: YuvalShavit

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!

Brein Matturro Profile: Brein Matturro

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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