A Tech Log

November 11, 2008

Linq2SQL (L2S) has been ‘depreicated’ in favour of LINQ to Entities

Filed under: Development — adallow @ 5:37 am
Tags: ,

As of .NET 4.0, LINQ to Entities will be the recommended data access solution for LINQ to relational scenarios, as opposed to Linq2Sql

Interesting for us as we use Linq2Sql in some cases so we will change our raodmap.

See:

http://blogs.msdn.com/adonet/archive/2008/10/31/clarifying-the-message-on-l2s-futures.aspx

November 10, 2008

TFS: LINQ-To-TFS

Filed under: Development — adallow @ 11:48 am
Tags: ,

An initial implementation, capable of executing simple WIQL queries against the Work Item Store of a TFS server:

http://www.codeplex.com/LinqTfs

September 30, 2008

Linq to Sharepoint

Filed under: Development — adallow @ 12:12 pm
Tags: , ,

David Riddell McGhee, enterprise Account Technology Specialist for Microsoft Australia, has a really interesting blog, full of interesting things. Most recently i was reading about LinqToSharepoint.

This could be really useful for us as sharepoint is essentially our internal ECM system so integrating with it will become more common for us. From his blog:

Codeplex project:

http://www.codeplex.com/LINQtoSharePoint

Link I found this from:

http://dotnetaddict.dotnetdevelopersjournal.com/linq_to_sharepoint.htm

Video:

How Do I: Use LINQ To SharePoint to Retrieve SharePoint Data?

Blog at WordPress.com.