Utilize the full power of LINQPad using Packt's New Book and eBook

August 2013 | .NET, Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Building Interactive Queries with LINQPad, a practical, step-by-step guide to interactively querying databases using LINQPad’s key features. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle and selected library formats. The print book comes in at over 122 pages and is competitively priced at $39. 99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $19.19.

About the Author: Sébastien Finot has been working for more than 15 years for both small and global companies in various technical positions, ranging from developer to technical project manager. Sébastien has been using LINQ for five years now, and has been a LINQPad user for almost as long.

LINQPad is a C#/VB/F# scratchpad that instantly executes any expression, statement block, or program with rich output formatting and a wealth of features. Aside from being useful for writing queries, LINQPad can be used to interactively write C# code without having to compile it.

With Building Interactive Queries with LINQPad, readers will quickly learn everything they need to know to start using LINQ. They will master its learning curve and discover how to use LINQPad and its features to test queries interactively, as well as experiment with all the options offered by LINQ. This book will show readers how to interact with databases, XML, in-memory collections, and remote services, and will be very useful for C#/.Net developers who want to learn LINQ programming and discover how to effectively and simply use LINQPad. No prior knowledge of LINQ or LINQPad is expected, but a basic knowledge of SQL and XML is required for some chapters.

The book covers these essential topics:

Chapter 1: Discovering LINQPad

Chapter 2: Coding in LINQPad

Chapter 3: Learning LINQ's Basics

Chapter 4: Discovering LINQ Query Operators

Chapter 5: Database and Relational Data

Chapter 6: Using Other Data Sources

Chapter 7: Getting More Out of LINQPad

All LINQPad books are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google and SAP technologies


Building Interactive Queries with LINQPad
Learn about the cool applications of LINQPad such as testing, code snippet generation, and so on.

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