Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Programming: C# and VB.NET -> LINQ

Today at Microsoft's PDC, Anders Hejlsberg did the first public demo of the LINQ Project in the keynote. There has always been a 'disconnect' between programming and querying DBMS. The LINQ project proposes changes to the CLR to support querying a datastore as a first class citizen - meaning you get strongly typed query language and you can query anything from your SQL database, to business objects, to anything thing else the has implement an IEnumerator interface. For a quick overview you can watch this video.