In the previous chapter, I introduced you to LINQ. I provided some examples to whet your appetite,
and shared some premature tips. You may be perplexed though by some of the syntax. If so, it is
probably because the C# you witnessed in that chapter is new and improved. The reason for the C#
language upgrade is that C# 2.0 just didn’t have the muscle to pull off LINQ. In this chapter, I introduce
you to the more powerful C# 3.0.
LINQ is the project name for a set of extensions to the .NET Framework that provide a generic approach to querying data from different data sources. LINQ will premier in Visual Studio 2008, and will become the next must–have skill for .NET developers. For more information about LINQ, you can check out the author’s portal at
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