Saturday, May 22, 2010

LINQPad – A Must-Have Tool

I discovered a great little .NET developer tool yesterday: LINQPad. I needed to write a LINQ statement with a Group By and was having trouble figuring it out. While poking around on stack overflow, someone suggested this tool.

But even better, the most useful application of this little application is the ability to quickly write pieces of code. It has a nice little interface which applies indentation and colors to your code, but is also very light weight and fast. It even allows you to quickly execute your code and display the results with a nice little .Dump() utility. My Visual Studio has been quite slow lately since my project has hundreds of thousands of lines and I am also running Resharper.

Write snippets of Code quickly with LINQPad:

image

 

Learning LINQ:

image

1 comment:

Coepd BA Trainings said...

We at COEPD glad to announce that we have introduced Dot Net Technologies Internship Programs (Self sponsored) for professionals who want to have hands on experience. This program is available in COEPD Hyderabad premises which is accompanied by IT Companies. It is intelligently dedicated to our firm participants predominantly acknowledging and appreciating the fact that they are on the path of making a career in Dot Net Technologies discipline. We assume Object-Oriented Programming concepts and teaches C#.NET, ADO.NET which helps the interns to build database-driven Web applications and Web Sites successfully. This internship is designed to gain theoretical knowledge and also hands-on practice and practical know-how to master the nitty-gritty of the Dot Net developer profession. More than a training institute, COEPD today stands differentiated as a mission to help you "Build your dream career" - COEPD way.

http://www.coepd.com/DotNet-Internship.html