Get Started with Entity Framework (EF)
Past & Future Versions
This page provides information on the latest version of Entity Framework (EF5), although much of it also applies to past versions. Check out the
Version History for a complete list of versions and the features they introduced. The
Past Versions page contains a snapshot of the documentation relating to each previous version of Entity Framework. The
Future Versions page contains documentation we are creating for the next version of Entity Framework.
New Features in EF5
EF5 is the newest version of Entity Framework. These short videos and step-by-step walkthroughs will get you started with the new EF5 features
Learn More About Setting Up Your Model
Creating a Model with Code First
These topics are specific to models created using EF Code First.
Creating a Model with the EF Designer
These topics are specific to models created using the EF Designer.