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Get Started Developing with LINQ to SQL

Download and Install Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio is the integrated development environment provided by Microsoft to create applications that use the .NET Framework. You can download the express version for free, or consider purchasing other versions that come packaged with larger feature sets.

LINQ to SQL is part of the .NET Framework, so both Visual Studio and the .NET Framework provide you with the necessary tools and technologies to begin developing.

Get Started Developing with LINQ to SQL

Resources to help you get started working with the LINQ to SQL.

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