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ASP.NET Web API by Joydip Kanjilal

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Understanding Language Integrated Query (LINQ)

Language Integrated Query (LINQ) is a query translation pipeline that has been introduced as part of the C# 3.0 library. It is a language that is integrated into the language itself. It is an extension of C#, and provides a simplified framework for accessing relational data in a strongly typed and object-oriented way. You can even use LINQ to query data from other data sources—XML, objects, and, collections.

The Line of Business (LOB) applications are data driven, and they mostly depend on CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) operations on data. The ORMs are built with this in mind, and provide a simple way to access your database by providing data consistency and data integrity. With some awesome ...

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