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Entity framework support for table valued functions and thus full text

One of my most popular posts with over 10, 000 hits is how to enable full text when using LINQ to SQL http://sqlblogcasts.com/blogs/simons/archive/2008/12/18/LINQ-to-SQL---Enabling-Fulltext-searching.aspx , core to this is the use of a table valued function...

Entity Framework how to stop your DBA having a heart attack

My code and presentation from my session at Developer Day 8 are now available here DDD_8-Entity_Framework Code Entity framework presentation Any questions let me know. Also for more on the new features in Entity Framework v next go to http://blogs.msdn...

Using LINQ with unfriendly collections

I've liked the idea of LINQ in that you can query in memory collections. It saves a huge amount of code if you want to filter users by other criteria. I'd seen demos and just couldn't figure out how it worked because I was just getting a red...
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Whats the score with LINQ to SQL?

LINQ to SQL (and any ORM for that matter) has the marmite factor. You either love it or hate it. Whats more many of those that hate it haven't tried it. In many cases the hate it crowd are making a decision based on previous experience with systems...

LINQ to SQL - Optimistic locking

Venturing into the world of LINQ I'm determined to give it a go because writing 3 -10 sps per table is just a pain in the bottom. If you come from a database background one of the things that will concern you is the SQL that LINQ generates. The good...
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