Tip of the day: Random sort a List of objects with Linq

Let’s say you have a list of objects and you want a random presentation to your website visitor. Below is a simple, but effective random algorithm in C# with Linq-to-object by using the GUID type (see line 10 below). 1: List<MemorySearchResult> list = Session["MemoryList"] as List<MemorySearchResult>; 2: 3: // see if list is already in user session 4: if (list == null) 5: { 6: // list not in session, so create a new one 7: var newList = myRepository.GetListOfObjects(); 8:   9: // randommize 10: list = newList.OrderBy(t... [More]