How to use SqlMethods.Like in Linq to Sql

By bryan tugade

This topic will show us on how to search a data in a database using SqlMethods.Like in Linq to Sql

Imports System.Linq

Protected Sub btnsubmit_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles btnsubmit.Click
        Dim pContext = New AWData()
        Dim strLike As String = "%" & "ad" & "%"
        Dim prod = (From p In pContext.Products Where SqlMethods.Like(p.Name, strLike) Select p Take 10)


        For Each product In prod
           Response.Write(product.Name & "<br/>")
        Next
    End Sub

Again i'm using AdventureWorks as my database.

That's it! Happy Coding.

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