In my humble in opinion, Linq needs better outer join support. See this stackoverflow thread on how to perform a full join.
Do I stand alone? Does anyone else find this very limiting?
Nowadays I pretty much use LinqPad and only SSMS and SQL when I have to. Linq is definitely not an improvement with outer joins. For most everything else I do, Linq is more efficient to develop.
That's kind of crazy, how can something so simple be so complicated?
something like this:
select * from a full outer join b on a.id = b.id
turns into a wall of seemingly impenetrable logic.
Would the zip extension method work for this?
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