How to use StartsWith function in Linq to Sql

By bryan tugade

This topic will show us on how to find data that starts with a given character using StartsWith function in Linq to Sql.

Imports System.Linq

Partial Class _Default
    Inherits System.Web.UI.Page

Protected Sub submit_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles submit.Click
       Dim pContext = New mydataclassesDataContext()

         Dim pr = (From p In pContext.Products Where p.Name.StartsWith("A") Select p Take 10).ToList

        For Each prodx In pr
           Response.Write(prodx.Name & "<br/>")

    End Sub
End Class

Note : make sure that the given parameter for character or string in StartsWith has a correct casing. If the data starts with Uppercase the parameter should be uppercase.
I used AdventureWorks as my database for this topic.

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