Murach's ADO.NET 3.5, LINQ, and EF with C# 2008
August 4, 2009[From Mike Murach & Associates, Inc. ]
Create database applications the way the pros do, using RAD tools for quick user review, ADO.NET code for full-fledged 3-layer applications, LINQ for querying all types of data in C#, and the Entity Framework for mapping business objects to database objects using an Entity Data Model. It's all covered here, in Murach's distinctive 'paired pages' format that speeds up both training and reference.
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