Using MongoDB on Mono

Posted by Justin Dearing  on  Jan 19, 2012 1

Justin Dearing presents a brief introduction to MongoDB, and focuses on interacting with it in Mono via the official 10gen driver. Techniques for handling business logic in application code, such as LINQ are discussed. This is a very code centric talk.

LINQ, Take Two: Realizing the LINQ to Everything Dream

Posted by Bart De Smet  on  Sep 06, 2011 4

Bart De Smet presents LINQ’s origins, its current status, and plans for the future which include LINQ to Everything, plus discussions on theorem solving, reactive queries, and query optimization.

ORM, EDM, ESQL, Entity Framework, LINQ to SQL, LINQ to Entities - Confused?

Posted by Eric Nelson  on  Nov 06, 2009 13

Eric Nelson explains what are ORM, EDM, and ESQL, what is the difference between LINQ to SQL and LINQ to Entities, which one is going to be further developed by Microsoft in the future, accompanied by hands on demos showing how to use them.

Functional Programming with a Mainstream Language

Posted by Sadek Drobi  on  Oct 22, 2009 2

Sadek Drobi shows how he applied functional programming principles to a real-life project which needed to meet certain performance requirements. He shares the lessons learnt on using mutation, laziness, recursion, functions, monads, list comprehensions and parallelization in an attempt to achieve a functional domain model.

Behind LINQ - And Beyond

Posted by Mads Torgersen  on  Nov 04, 2008 2

In this presentation from the JVM Languages Summit 2008, Mads Torgersen discusses LINQ, declarative programming and metaprogramming in C#, examples of LINQ syntax and usage, lazy evaluation of LINQ queries, extension methods, lambda expressions, LINQ-to-SQL, LINQ expressions and metaprogramming, expression trees, how the .Net Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR) works, PLINQ, and the future of the DLR.

Conquering XML with LINQ in Visual Basic 9.0

Posted by Beth Massi  on  Apr 23, 2008 3

In Visual Basic 9.0, XML becomes a built-in data type with a rich editing experience that completely eliminates the conceptual barrier between the code that you write and the XML that you're trying to express. It will cover tips, tricks, and gotchas so that developers reach peak performance when programming against XML with LINQ in Visual Basic 9.0.

Erik Meijer on C# 3.0 and LINQ

Posted by Erik Meijer  on  Feb 15, 2008 1

In this presentation from QCon, Erik Meijer discuss C# 3.0 and LINQ with Objects, XML, and relational data using O/R mapping with a focus on composition. This is a more in depth discussion building on top of his "Democratizing the Cloud" presentation.

Democratizing the Cloud

Posted by Erik Meijer  on  Aug 13, 2007 1

As the Dutch artist MC Escher once said "Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible". Hence we are trying to stretch the .NET framework to cover the Cloud such that it will become possible to incrementally and seamlessly design, develop, and debug complex distributed applications using your favorite existing and unmodified .NET compiler and deploy these applications anywhere.

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