Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6 Released

Today‚Äôs release of Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6 brings hundreds of new features for developers building for desktop, web, mobile, cloud and more. Visual Studio 2015 is a rich, integrated development environment for creating stunning applications for Windows, Android, and iOS, as well as modern web applications and cloud services. The detailed feature matrix can be found here: VS 2015 Detailed Feature Matrix Videos: What’s New for .NET 2015

IntelliTrace in Visual Studio 2015

Building cross-platform mobile apps using C# and Visual Studio 2015

LinqPad: More than just a LINQ tool

LINQPad lets you interactively query databases in a modern query language: LINQ

LINQPad supports everything in C# 4.0 and Framework 4.0:

LINQ to Objects
LINQ to SQL and Entity Framework

Note: LinqPad also supports .NET Framework 3.5 as well

And that’s not all – you can also query:

OData / WCF Data Services – including StackOverflow
SQL Azure, SQLite and MySQL Enterprise Server
Mindscape LightSpeed ORM
(Even old-fashioned SQL!)

LINQPad is also a great way to learn LINQ: it comes loaded with 500 examples from the book, C# 4.0 in a Nutshell.  There’s no better way to experience the coolness of LINQ and functional programming.

Best of all, LINQPad standard edition is free..what are you waiting for…go give it a try!!!

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