Getting Started with Language Integrated Query in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 (6686)


This 2-hour online course provides you with the knowledge and skills to use LINQ in Visual Studio 2008.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Language enhancements in ADO.NET 3.5
  • Basic query operation by using LINQ in ADO.NET
  • Method to work with LINQ to DataSets

This course helps you prepare for exam 70-561 TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 - ADO.NET.

Student Prerequisites

  • Three years of experience in developing Web applications, Windows-based applications, or distributed applications by using Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 or 2.0
  • Knowledge of programming in C# or Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET)
  • At least one year of experience in using Microsoft SQL Server and other relational database management systems such as Oracle, DB2, and MySQL
  • Knowledge of Web services and XML
  • Knowledge of stored procedures and data-bound controls



  • Language enhancements in ADO.NET 3.5.
  • Perform basic queries by using LINQ in ADO.NET.
  • Work with LINQ to DataSets.


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Course Info

  • Code: EL-GSL-QMV
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Price: Call for price

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