LINQ

Dynamically Build LINQ Queries Using Reflection

I was recently working on a project where there was an option to export data from the database.  The export function simply exported 2 hard-coded columns that were returned by a stored procedure into a tab-delimited text file.  The sproc looked something like select id, name from mytable (I am over simplifying of course).  I(…)

Improve LINQ Query Performance

I was writing a small utility for Outlook 2007 and was using LINQ to query Outlook Tasks.  This query was nested within another query.  While debugging, I realized that looping though the query results in my For Each loop was taking too long. If you have read anything about LINQ, I am sure you already(…)

Fame, Fortune and WCF

Fame, Fortune and WCF

I need your help to bring me fame and fortune. I wrote an article at code project which was entered for a competition.  The winner gets $10k.  Can you please check it out at http://www.codeproject.com/KB/WCF/myfeedreader.aspx and if you like it, please vote for it.  I can’t win if you don’t vote.  Voting will be closed(…)

VB9 – LINQ and Extension Methods in Action

VB9 – LINQ and Extension Methods in Action

Here is the scenario, I have collection of books and I want to get a book with a specific ISBN.  In the old ways, you will probably have to create a custom collection and inherit a generic collection of books, then add a method to get by ISBN. Thanks to LINQ and extension methods, you(…)