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C# 3.0: The Evolution Of LINQ And Its Impact On The Design Of C#

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

LINQ gives allows developers to take advantage of the power of queries. Find out how it came to be.

Anson Horton

MSDN Magazine June 2007

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