Friday, July 31, 2015

LINQ cleanup

Just a little example of some code cleanup.. it's a-OK to break out a logic into something long to get it working and give it some thought. It's great to take your work and make it better using tools like LINQ to make it easier to read and less space. There are times it is not worth it to make it smaller if its harder to read, however. Also, it can be good to cleanup code you see in large projects to make things neater!

Here is one example with 2 pieces of code for looking up a username.. you can search it by first name, last name, or both. Likely for usability the future holds a sorting feature too!

Before lots of LINQ: After putting if/else cases into "or" inside .Where of LINQ: