Having Trouble with Queries

A Funny Joke and a Sad Joke There is a joke that goes something like this: Two men are hopelessly lost in hot air balloon.  Their condition is aggravated by the fact that they are enshrouded by a thicket of fog.  When it seems all is lost, suddenly the fog parts and miraculously a man is standing…

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Transparent Identifiers

My last post described in detail how query expressions in C# are translated, but I have a confession to make.  I did a little bit of hand waving through one part of the translation rules.  The astute reader (whomever that is, whenever I read such things I always wonder, “Am I that astute reader?”) may…

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Comprehending Comprehensions

Not long ago, I was reading through some articles posted on programming.reddit.com when I came across an article claiming that C# is trying to be a dynamic language.  One user posted a comment that mentioned that C# 3.0 included among other things “embedded SQL”.  Unfortunately, it seems that there is still some confusion about what…

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