An Introduction to LINQ


The previous chapter introduced you to numerous VB 2008 programming constructs. As you have seen, features such as implicitly typed local variables, anonymous types, object initialization syntax, extension methods, as well as lambda expressions (examined in Chapter 11) allow us to build very functional VB code. Recall that while many of these features can be used directly as is, their benefits are much more apparent when used within the context of the Language Integrated Query (LINQ) technology set.


Extension Method Query Operator Visual Studio System Shock Query Expression 
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