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  • Annoucing

    You may have seen me present it at a speaking engagement. You may have watched the podcasts. You may have even downloaded the sample application. Now you can see it in action. is now live. The site was designed completely in VB with LINQ as the data access mechanism. The base application was built in 2 hours from not knowing ...
    Posted to Wooley's LINQ Wonderings (Weblog) by jwooley on January 9, 2008
  • VS 2008 Beta 2 VPC images will timebomb on 11/1/2007

    If you downloaded the VPC image version of Visual Studio 2008 beta 2, make sure to back-up your data and move anything off of the Team Foundation Server before November 1, 2007. I was just informed that the images will be time bombing on November 1 2007 rather than the originally intended March 15, 2008 date. If you don't download it now, you may ...
    Posted to Wooley's LINQ Wonderings (Weblog) by jwooley on October 26, 2007
  • Adding RSS posts to ThinqLinq using System.ServiceModel.Syndication.SyndicationFeed

    When I originally started the ThinqLinq project I began by loading the RSS feed from my DevAuthority blog, and iterating over the results adding them to the PostItems table in the data context. With LINQ this is relatively easy. Loading the XML from the feed is done with a single line: Dim Feed As System.Xml.Linq.XDocument = ...
    Posted to Wooley's LINQ Wonderings (Weblog) by jwooley on October 11, 2007
  • Code Camp 2007 downloads

    I've uploaded the files for my presentations for the fall Code camp season which I just presented last weekend at the Birmingham, Alabama code camp. If you missed the talks, you can pick up the downloads at the following links. Also, I will be at the Charleston, South Carolina code camp this coming weekend (10/13) so you can catch me there. ...
    Posted to Wooley's LINQ Wonderings (Weblog) by jwooley on October 8, 2007
  • LINQ to SQL Compiled Queries

    As LINQ nears release, people are starting to consider the performance implications that the extra overhead brings. Currently there are two threads on this: thread1, thread2. For those that are intested in the performance implications, I highly recommend checking out the outstanding series of posts by Rico Mariani. Ultimately if you want to get ...
    Posted to Wooley's LINQ Wonderings (Weblog) by jwooley on September 4, 2007