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Chapter 1. Introducing LINQ > First steps with LINQ to SQL: Querying relational...

1.6. First steps with LINQ to SQL: Querying relational databases

LINQ’s ambition is to make queries a natural part of the programming language. LINQ to SQL, which made its first appearance as DLinq, applies this concept to allow developers to query relational database using the same syntax that you have seen with LINQ to Objects and LINQ to XML.

After summing up how LINQ to SQL will help us, we’ll show you how to write your first LINQ to SQL code.


  

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