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TechEd 2011 India

Thanks everyone. It was pleasure talking to all of you in India TechEd 2011 on “Choosing Right Data Access Methodologies”. It was a jam packed session and a lot of people were standing or sitting on the stage. I loved talking. Huge!!! I have been getting emails to share resources. Let me tell you one… Read more

Data Services (aka Astoria) : CRUD (Select / Insert / Update / Delete )

Creating Astoria is very easy and many of you might have tried that out. What important for us is to work with that data. If you are developing Visual Studio Solution then things are quite obvious as mentioned below, Either you will have Astoria or you will create that service. I am not going in… Read more

ADO.NET Entity Framework and Data Services Case Study

Story of Misys Healthcare Systems is very interesting. They have increased 60% of their development process while migrating their apps to ASP.NET Ajax using Entity Framework and Data Services.   Full story at http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000002427   Namoskar!!!… Read more

ADO.NET Entity Framework vs LINQ to SQL

  I have been getting a continuous request on what we should be using? LINQ to SQL or ADO.NET Entity Framework? I have posted few articles on that, please feel free to visit   Choosing between ADO.NET Entity Framework and LINQ to SQL Choosing between LINQ to SQL and Entity Framework   ADO.NET Entity Framework… Read more

ADO.NET Data Services : Accessing Non-Relational Data

As you all know Astoria (Data Services) supports anything as backend. Not necessarily you need to have a Relational database to access data.   So if you talk about offline data like collection of an Object which may or may not come from an external entity (like XML) can also be exposed via Astoria.  … Read more

ADO.NET Data Services (Astoria) Resources

ADO.NET Entity Framework Resources http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc907912.aspx   Overview: ADO.NET Data Services http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc956153.aspx   ADO.NET Data Services Team Blog http://blogs.msdn.com/astoriateam/   Phani Raj’s Blog http://blogs.msdn.com/phaniraj/   Mike’s Podcast ADO.NET Data Services (VS08 Sp1 B1) – Surfacing Data ADO.NET Data Services (VS08 Sp1 B1) – Querying ADO.NET Data Services (VS08 Sp1 B1) – .NET Clients ADO.NET Data Services… Read more

ADO.NET Data Services Resources

Help yourself by exploring below resources on ADO.NET Data Services (aka "Project Astoria"). Data Platform Developer Center – Data Services page Data services conceptual documentation on MSDN Data services API reference documentation on MSDN Data services team blog Data services online forum (a place to ask us your data services related questions) Whitepaper: Using ADO.NET… Read more