Queries (Visual Basic)
Updated: July 20, 2015
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Visual Basic enables you to create Language-Integrated Query (LINQ) expressions in your code.
Aggregate clause, which applies one or more aggregate functions to a collection.
Distinct clause, which restricts the values of the current range variable to eliminate duplicate values in query results.
From clause, which specifies a collection and a range variable for a query.
Group By Clause
Group By clause, which groups the elements of a query result and can be used to apply aggregate functions to each group.
Group Join Clause
Group Join clause, which combines two collections into a single hierarchical collection.
Join clause, which combines two collections into a single collection.
Let clause, which computes a value and assigns it to a new variable in the query.
Order By Clause
Order By clause, which specifies the sort order for columns in a query.
Select clause, which declares a set of range variables for a query.
Skip clause, which bypasses a specified number of elements in a collection and then returns the remaining elements.
Skip While Clause
Skip While clause, which bypasses elements in a collection as long as a specified condition is
true and then returns the remaining elements.
Take clause, which returns a specified number of contiguous elements from the start of a collection.
Take While Clause
Take While clause, which includes elements in a collection as long as a specified condition is
true and bypasses the remaining elements.
Where clause, which specifies a filtering condition for a query.