Describes the relationship of ADO.NET and LINQ to SQL.
Describes how to analyze LINQ to SQL mapping by generating and viewing source code from the Northwind sample database.
Describes how to add validation code and other customizations.
Describes how LINQ to SQL uses IListSource to support data binding.
Describes the role of inheritance in the LINQ to SQL object model, and how to use related operators in your queries.
Describes LINQ to SQL support for local method calls.
Provides detailed information for multi-tier applications that use LINQ to SQL.
Describes object identity in the LINQ to SQL object model, and explains how this feature differs from object identity in a database.
Describes the object model and its relationship to the relational data model.
Provides detailed information about how LINQ to SQL tracks changes.
Describes optimistic concurrency and defines terms.
Describes aspects of queries in LINQ to SQL that differ from queries in LINQ.
Describes the correct approach to security in database connections.
Describes the serialization process in LINQ to SQL applications.
Describes how to map stored procedures at design time and how to call them from your application.
Outlines the three models of transaction that LINQ to SQL supports.
Describes the challenges of mingling different type systems.
Describes how to map user-defined functions at design time and how to call them from your application.