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LINQ to DAX project on CodePlex #dax #tabular #ssas

Since its release, I’ve seen a number of scenarios where Analysis Services Tabular is the analytical engine of the reporting section in a larger system. In these conditions, at least a part of the queries sent to Analysis Services are DAX queries generated

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Programming Microsoft LINQ in .NET 4

30 months after the LINQ book based on .NET 3.5, it is now available the Programming Microsoft LINQ in Microsoft .NET Framework 4 ! I wrote this book with Paolo Pialorsi and we updated existing content adding several chapters. This is the list of chapters:

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Corrections for Programming Microsoft LINQ book

I just published an updated version of the corrections for the Programming Microsoft LINQ book that I wrote with Paolo Pialorsi. If you don’t have the book, remember that you can download some sample chapters from the book web site .

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LINQ to SQL vs LINQ to Entities – decisions from ADO.NET team

To make a long story short: the ADO.NET team is now responsible of ADO.NET Entity Framework (including LINQ to Entities) and of LINQ to SQL (the last one was originally in charge of the a separated team, tied to the C# compiler). There is an evident overlapping

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Book signing at PDC 2008 (Programming LINQ)

If you are at PDC 2008 , I’ll be at book signing for Programming Microsoft LINQ at bookstore on Tuesday 28, during the coffee break between 3:00 and 3:30 PM. I and Paolo will be happy to meet you and receive your direct feedback about our LINQ book.

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To join or not to join: that is the question (in LINQ)

A comment received by one reader of Programming LINQ suggested me to underline a concept that is not so intuitive using LINQ, especially if you come from years of SQL coding. The idea is very simple. Two entities in LINQ might be related in the model.

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TechEd 2008 book

I’m already in Orlando for TechEd 2008 Developers . Tomorrow I and Paolo Pialorsi will be at the TechEd bookshop for a book signing of our just released Programming Microsoft LINQ , scheduled at 4:00PM-4:30PM. I wrote a post a few days a go with the list

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Programming Microsoft LINQ finally shipping

Finally, the Programming Microsoft LINQ book is available . We (I and Paolo Pialorsi, the other author) updated the website that supports our books ( http://programminglinq.com ), where you can download the sample code of the book. What’s in this book?