LINQ – Language Integrated Query
Articles about LINQ – Language Integrated Query, a Microsoft .NET Framework component that adds native data querying capabilities to .NET languages.
LINQ comprises a series of operators, which are used to filter, query and project data in arrays, enumerable classes, relational databases and XML. Operators like Select, SelectMany, Join, OrderBy, GroupBy, FirstOrDefault are explained.
One of the best things about LINQ is that querying, projecting and filtering different sets of that in LINQ is almost completely the same. It is not important if data are inside memory, database or XML documents you will use same syntax and concepts. LINQ is deepy integrated in C# language. Althought majority of posts are related to LINQ to Objects other types of LINQ providers like LINQ to Objects,LINQ to XML (XLINQ),LINQ to SQL (DLINQ), LINQ to DataSets,LINQ to Entities are also explained.
Also, there are few comparisons to LINQ in another languages. Read posts about LINQ:
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