One of my dream tool to try and use is this LINQ, Language Integrated Query introduced by Microsoft’s platform group at PDC. As am basically a Database Developer and till date from day 1 of my career worked only for database companies (Oracle, SOLID, MySQL, Certive and now ANTs) and supposed to be part of SQL Server team as well but denied the offer due to relocation to Redmond last year.
As LINQ extension to Visual Studio will allow me to write queries to databases and XML data from within Visual Studio, so its time for me to see how ANTs Database works on this platform. Will try once I get the new RC of Visual studio 2005.
Here is the interesting pointers that I collected so far for LINQ as a starting point: