Data Access Hacks and Shortcuts

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Struggling with Data Access? Who isn't? Come and see some Data Access hacks and shortcuts that will make your life easier! In a high energy demo-only session, Stephen shows: how a mere mortal can pass a custom Microsoft .NET collection to a stored procedure, improve your LINQ (to SQL, Entities, and third-party ORM) queries by eavesdropping on the server and understanding deferred execution, making complex data models easier to manage in the Entity Framework, creative Silverlight databinding, and transforming your database back end to get enormous performance and productivity enhancements no matter what data access methodology you use. This is data access for the 21st century! Stephen also provides guidance along the way about ORMs, LINQ to SQL, and the Entity Framework and encourages Q&A.
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