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Joe Albahari's LINQPad and LINQPad Challenge

Thursday, October 4, 2007

JoeA's LINQPad is an indispensible tool for LINQ development.

Write a query expression and view the results, the generated SQL, and the extension method / lambda equivalent. Works for both C# and VB!

Joe also dares developers to take the LINQPAd challenge:

  1. Locate the shortcut for SQL Management Studio on your Start Menu and move it some place else.
  2. In its place, insert a shortcut to LINQPad.
  3. For the next week, perform all your ad-hoc SQL queries using only LINQPad.

Teachers say language immersion is highly effective when learning a new language. I'm sure the LINQPad challenge is a worthwhile endeavor to learn the subtleties of LINQ.

vikram Monday, October 8, 2007
Yes LINQPAD is very very helpful in learning LINQ.
Noah Coad Thursday, October 18, 2007
Awesome tool. Thanks for passing along the info!
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