LINQ to Tridion

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Introduction

Its Friday evening, a good time to share a little something I’ve been working on.

.NET 3.0 brought with it a fantastic new language (VB, C#) extension called LINQ which stands for Language-Integrated Query.

Microsoft describes it as “a set of extensions to the .NET Framework that encompass language-integrated query, set, and transform operations. It extends C# and Visual Basic with native language syntax for queries and provides class libraries to take advantage of these capabilities.”

In short it gives the developer a more general syntax for querying sets or collections of data.

The beautiful thing about LINQ is that it can be used over any collection whether its XML, Database or even objects so long as they support the IEnumerable<T> interface.

For more information see the resources section of this article or simply google/bing it.

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Your Ideas – Everyone’s Gain

“Good ideas are common – what’s uncommon are people who’ll work hard enough to bring them about” ~Ashleigh Brilliant

For a while now we had an ideas site for SDLtridion, If you haven’t seen it before, this is the site:  http://ideas.sdltridion.com/

SDLTridion Ideas Site

The site allows you to suggest an idea you have for one of SDLTridion’s products , it then allows others to vote and comment about your idea as well as letting you vote on others’.

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