Visual Studio Toolbox: Using LINQ to XML to Query Data on the Web

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    jvs_ca
    Another nice episode. Good work! Thanks Robert.
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    Maurizio

    Waiting for the next episode you announced (using Linq to XML to write XML instead of querying).
    Great job!

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    AWilliams87

    Good show but lets not waste time with VB examples. Wink

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    blue

    Many answered about what we want to see but you do not listen to what we say.

    Lets try one more time:
    We want to see C++11 with visual studio using GCC and clang.

    Do you refuse to listen because the compiler we want to use is GCC which is not a microsoft product ?

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    Adiz

    Waiting for the next episode you announced (using Linq to XML to write XML instead of querying).
    Great job!

    +1

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    Dan

    Great episode Robert. As JSON is becoming more popular than XML due to it's smaller size, what about a show on LINQ to JSON? I see there are some frameworks out there that can do this. What about a show on this?

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    peter

    this man looks like justin huffman...

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    rogreen

    @peter: I hope that is a complement! Smiley

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    Michael

    Great examples
    I wish I had this months ago.

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    RodAtWork

    Just watched this on the bus ride into work.  Excellent!

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    Bert

    Great show. I would love to see more feature deep dive episodes. Thanks for putting this together.

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    Nico

    I like this style of deep dive, but I have one remark.

    Never use the query operator Count() to check for the presence of items in a sequence! You should generally use Any(), as Count() needs to read the complete sequence. (In your example prefer !posts.Any() over posts.Count() == 0; because you are materializing the sequence twice, in Count() and on iterating the sequence.)

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