Erik Meijer on LINQ

Posted in Frameworks, Databases, Development, Conferences on July 06, 2008

Erik Meijer on LINQ

LINQ creator Erik Meijer talks about the design and capabilities of LINQ, how to use it, why to use it, how it differs from XQuery, how it addresses ORM, extension methods, EDM, and more.

Erik Meijer is the creator of LINQ at MS, where he works together with the Microsoft Visual C# and the Microsoft Visual Basic language design teams on data integration in programming languages. Erik is one of the designers of the standard functional programming language Haskell98 and more recently the Cw language.

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Tags: Frameworks, Technologies, Interview, LINQ, .NET Framework, InfoQ, Data Access, ORM, XQuery, EDM