LINQ in Action final PDF ebook available!
The PDF of our LINQ book has been finalized! You can buy it on Manning's website for $27.50.
LINQ in Action preface
Here is the preface I wrote for LINQ in Action:
Query syntax vs. Method syntax
In the official LINQ forum, someone asked whether it's better to use query syntax (query expression) or method syntax (dot notation).
Getting really close now
Book sent to the printer! Yeah!
Cross-posted from http://linqinaction.net
TechDays France 2008 et mes sessions sur LINQ
From February 11 to 13 will take place the Microsoft TechDays France 2008. It will be the main Microsoft event of the year in France, with no less than 280 sessions.
Another busy year in perspective
This isn't my first post in 2008, but I'll still dedicate this post to wishing you a Happy New Year. May it be successful for your business, work, and family plans.
Randomizing LINQ to SQL queries
Yesterday, a developer asked in the LINQ in Action forum and in Microsoft's official LINQ forum how to write a LINQ to SQL query that would return random records from the database.
Rethrowing exceptions and preserving the full call stack trace
Did you know that depending on the way you rethrow exceptions you may lose important information? There are already several blog posts that explain and demonstrate the difference between throw and throw ex. I'm realizing only now that none of the two solutions yields the complete call stack trace information!