This session will cover the ins and outs of SPMetal, a tool which ships with SharePoint 2010. SPMetal allows developers compile-time access to SharePoint lists and content types. Additionally, developers can write LINQ queries against these lists using SPMetal. This session will also briefly touch upon performance considerations and other best practices.
About Pranav - http://pranavsharma.info
I am a Microsoft Certified SharePoint Solution Developer (MCSD) & SharePoint IT Professional (MCITP) with 4+ years of combined SharePoint experience. Currently working as a Senior SharePoint Consultant with Portal Solutions specializing in the Architecture & Development of complex custom solutions. I have worked with clients such as GirlScouts of USA, Conservation International, ECS & Fraunhofer. Until recently, I was a consulting analyst with Accenture Technology Consulting where I worked with clients such as Philip Morris and the US Postal Service. I am an alumni of the University of Maryland with degrees in Computer Engineering and Business Management.