I'm always excited to publish new authors on SingingEels.com, especially with fun topics like Silverlight and ASP.NET AJAX. Michael O’Brien, who hails from Dublin, Ireland has contributed the following articles:
We've been using Visual Studio 2008 for a few months now at my job, and now we're launching our first .NET 3.5 web project. It's using a full LINQ (to SQL) backend for all of the data access needs. Other than the LINQ, there aren't many changes from a standard 2.0 web app (membership, profiles, roles, etc).