12/01/2008

December 2008 - Speed O/R Mapping with LINQ to SQL

LINQ to SQL continues to be a top contender in the .NET object/relational mapping tool market despite Microsoft's promotion of the Entity Framework as one of the "Pillars of SQL Server 2008: Dynamic Development."


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Speed O/R Mapping with LINQ to SQL

LINQ to SQL continues to be a top contender in the .NET object/relational mapping tool market despite Microsoft's promotion of the Entity Framework as one of the "Pillars of SQL Server 2008: Dynamic Development."


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What C# Devs Should Know About VB Programming

VB and C# share many similarities, but also have a handful of significant differences; learn what you need to know to program effectively in VB as a C# programmer.


C# Corner

What VB Devs Should Know About C# Programming

Chances are C# is not your first programming language. Here are several tips that can help you leverage C# better if you already know VB.NET.


Developer Product Briefs

High-End Source Control

Review of Perforce's software control management product, Perforce 2008.1 GA.


DevPartner Studio 9.0 and Postbuild 2008

Reviews of new products for developers.


Editor's Note

On the Benefits of Learning Multiple Languages

Developers of VB and C# can learn a lot from the similarities -- and differences -- between the two.


Guest Opinion

Show Me The Money

With a long recession looming, what can software developers do to soften the blow?


Letters from Readers

Find Those Missing Office Features

Readers air their frustrations over the "Ribbon" interface -- and share how they fixed them.


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