Querying Data as Objects (Entity Framework)
Object Services enables you to use Language-Integrated Query (LINQ), Entity SQL, or query builder methods to execute queries against an Entity Data Model (EDM) and return data as objects. The topics in this section describe how to use the ObjectQuery class to query an EDM. For more information about executing LINQ queries against an EDM, see Queries in LINQ to Entities.
In This Section
- Object Queries (Entity Framework)
Describes how to perform EDM queries using ObjectQuery.
- Shaping Query Results (Entity Framework)
Describes how to control the shape of the object graph returned by an object query against an EDM.
- Query Builder Methods (Entity Framework)
Describes query builder methods.