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What new language features of .NET 3.5 do you use?   [Edit]

Survey period: 8 Jun 2009 to 15 Jun 2009

There's a little more icing on the cake in 3.5 but now that it's been released for a while, which of these features do you actually use?

OptionVotes% 
Automatic Property setters/getters61173.09
Object Initializers47456.70
Collection Initializers36443.54
Extension Methods45454.31
Implicitly Typed Variables (var)46655.74
Anonymous Types32038.28
Lambda expressions48658.13
Query keywords (for LINQ)45754.67
Partial methods17120.45
VB 'if' operator728.61
XML data types in VB414.90
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

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Generalasync methods and future variables Pin
Corinna John12-Jun-09 1:45
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GeneralYou can use some of that with .NET 2.0 Pin
harold aptroot8-Jun-09 2:22
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GeneralRe: You can use some of that with .NET 2.0 Pin
PIEBALDconsult8-Jun-09 3:45
professionalPIEBALDconsult8-Jun-09 3:45 
GeneralRe: You can use some of that with .NET 2.0 Pin
harold aptroot8-Jun-09 5:49
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GeneralRe: You can use some of that with .NET 2.0 Pin
PIEBALDconsult8-Jun-09 8:40
professionalPIEBALDconsult8-Jun-09 8:40 
GeneralRe: You can use some of that with .NET 2.0 Pin
harold aptroot8-Jun-09 8:42
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GeneralRe: You can use some of that with .NET 2.0 Pin
PIEBALDconsult8-Jun-09 9:02
professionalPIEBALDconsult8-Jun-09 9:02 
GeneralRe: You can use some of that with .NET 2.0 Pin
harold aptroot8-Jun-09 9:14
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GeneralRe: You can use some of that with .NET 2.0 Pin
PIEBALDconsult8-Jun-09 13:05
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GeneralRe: You can use some of that with .NET 2.0 Pin
harold aptroot8-Jun-09 22:44
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GeneralWe're still using .NET 2.0! Pin
Jason Barry8-Jun-09 2:19
professionalJason Barry8-Jun-09 2:19 
At our office, we're still using .NET 2.0. I'm sure we'll upgrade to 3.0 sometime this year, but we're doing fine without it.
GeneralRe: We're still using .NET 2.0! Pin
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar11-Jun-09 4:44
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GeneralWhat about an option for none? Pin
Michael Bookatz8-Jun-09 0:15
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GeneralRe: What about an option for none? Pin
Oshtri Deka8-Jun-09 1:25
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John M. Drescher8-Jun-09 1:31
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GeneralRe: What about an option for none? Pin
Corporal Agarn8-Jun-09 3:07
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GeneralRe: What about an option for none? Pin
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JokeRe: What about an option for none? Pin
grgran8-Jun-09 4:35
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RandyS8-Jun-09 7:01
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Paul Darlington8-Jun-09 21:07
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GeneralRe: What about an option for none? Pin
hairy_hats8-Jun-09 22:09
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GeneralRe: What about an option for none? Pin
Ashley van Gerven9-Jun-09 14:58
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GeneralRe: What about an option for none? Pin
Michael Bookatz9-Jun-09 22:22
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GeneralRe: What about an option for none? Pin
Ashley van Gerven10-Jun-09 15:39
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