Finot S. - Building Interactive Queries with LINQPad + Code


Finot S. - Building Interactive Queries with LINQPad  + Code

Building Interactive Queries with LINQPad

Год: 2013

Автор: Sebastien Finot

Издательство: Packt Publishing

ISBN: 9781782178224

Язык: Английский

Формат: PDF/EPUB

Качество: Изначально компьютерное (eBook)

Интерактивное оглавление: Да

Количество страниц: 126

Описание: If you need to interact with databases, XML, in-memory collections, or remote services, LINQ can make your life simpler. The best way to discover LINQ is with the help of LINQPad, a free IDE whose first goal is to make sure that writing and interacting with your LINQ query is fun and easy. More generally, 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.

With Building Interactive Queries with LINQPad, you will quickly learn everything you need to know to start using LINQ. To accelerate your learning curve, you will discover how to use LINQPad and its features to test your queries interactively and experiment with all the options offered by LINQ.

In all probability, you already know C#, but have you had a chance to try out LINQ? Building Interactive Queries with LINQPad will introduce you to everything LINQ can offer and will let you interact with every example in LINQPad, LINQ’s best companion.

You will learn how to build and experiment with interactive queries with this practical guide illustrated with short and detailed code samples. You will also get acquainted with other cool applications of LINQpad such as testing, code snippet generation, and so on, along with a broad approach to LINQ (to object, to SQL, to XML, and so on).

What you will learn from this book:

  • Discover what LINQ can do and how it will help you

  • Learn all about LINQ query operators to join, aggregate, select, and filter data

  • Write LINQ queries with both method and query syntaxes

  • Query databases and remote services using LINQ

  • Create and manipulate XML and in-memory collections

  • Differentiate LINQPad’s query types

  • Handle user input with LINQPad

  • Customize LINQPad to fit your taste or workflow


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