In a recent project, we were requested to create a new web application that worked on an existing data model that was created using Linq2SQL and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. We were asked to use best practices and tools of the trade in the new application, but how about the data model? Instead of directly using L2S, the best thing seemed to be creating a Repository pattern implementation on top of L2S and use that instead. Continue reading

ADO.NET team announced that there will be no further development on Linq2Sql and investments on data access solution with Linq technology will be made on Entity Framework instead. The irony is that the Linq2Sql probably will not be removed from the next release of .NET Framework, because of backward compatibility, so it will not be completely dead! Continue reading

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Hadi Eskandari

Developer, amateur photographer, coffee snob, husband and father.