Advertisement

Abstract

Object/relational mapping (O/RM) allows developers to work with relational data in an objectoriented (OO) manner. Language Integrated Query (LINQ), released with .NET 3.5, adds the ability to query objects using .NET languages. The LINQ to SQL O/RM framework provides the following basic features, which will be covered in this chapter:
  • Tools to create classes (usually called entities) mapped to database tables

  • Compatibility with LINQ’s standard query operations

  • The DataContext class, with features such as entity record monitoring, automatic SQL statement generation, record concurrency detection, and much more

Keywords

Query Execution Visual Studio Conflict Detection Entity Class Code Snippet 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Robert Walters 2008

Personalised recommendations